Silvia Eggenweiler


Silvia Eggenweiler is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Frankfurt office and a member of the global Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice. She recruits general management and senior-level positions within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical technology, devices, and consumer healthcare companies. Silvia also supports her clients through technology and cultural transformation processes.


Silvia has several years of experience building executive teams. She has a diverse client base including multinationals, small and medium-sized public and private companies as well as private equity and venture capital-backed companies.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Silvia was a partner in the life sciences and consumer goods practices of another global executive search firm.

Silvia’s experience spans more than 20 years in local and international general management, marketing and sales roles at Procter & Gamble, Merck KGaA, and Walgreens Boots Alliance. Early in her career, she worked for the Max-Planck Institute as a neuroscience researcher.

Silvia is a certified systemic and business coach and is fluent in Spanish, English, and German.


Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen, Germany, Master’s Degree in Biology

Philanthropy and Service

Silvia advises and coaches young women early in their careers.