Claudia Schneider


Office Location: Munich

Phone: +49 89 998110

Claudia Schneider is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Munich office and a member of the Global Industrial and Financial Officers practices. She also coordinates the human resources search activities across Germany.

Claudia supports clients in senior executive and board searches with a focus on capital equipment and chemicals.

Her finance and human resources work spans a wide range of industries. In the financial officers space, Claudia focuses on regional, divisional, and group finance leadership positions including controlling, accounting, corporate finance, treasury, tax, audit, and investor relations.

In the human resources space, she focuses on HR generalist roles and roles in talent management, culture and change management, employer branding, compensation and benefits, and so forth.

She has lived in Uruguay, Canada, the Netherlands, Spain, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and in the U.S.


Claudia earned an MSc in strategic management and a BSc in business administration from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands.

She is fluent in German, English, Spanish, French and Dutch.