Alexander Strahl leads Spencer Stuart’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is also a member of the Digital and Professional & IT Services practices. He specializes in senior executive and non-executive director appointments in the converging TMT industry. He also recruits digital executives and advises clients on the leadership challenges and opportunities resulting from digital transformation. In terms of professional services, he focuses on recruiting senior leaders for global IT services and outsourcing providers. Alexander has gained a wealth of international experience and has built a successful track record of assisting many of the industry’s leading private, publicly traded and private equity portfolio companies in recruiting senior leaders throughout Europe.
Deep executive search and industry experience
- Prior to joining Spencer Stuart in 2010, Alexander had already spent more than a decade in executive search, working for two other leading international executive search firms. As a key member of the firms’ technology practices, he conducted national and international assignments for many of the world’s renowned technology and communications companies.
- Even before that, he started his career as a strategy consultant with Gemini Consulting (now Capgemini Consulting), advising clients from across Europe on strategy and technology projects.
Alexander holds a postgraduate degree in business administration and economics from the University of Cologne. In addition to his native language of German, he is fluent in English and has a working knowledge of French.