Kearney promotes and hires new partners in Germany

11 September 2023 3 min. read
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Global strategy consulting firm Kearney has kicked off the second half of the year with five new partners in Germany.

Christine Sachseneder has been with Kearney for over a decade, climbing the ranks to now become a partner in in the firm’s Automotive practice. She advises clients (manufacturers, OEMs, suppliers) on strategy, efficiency, cost reduction, launch management, technical compliance, quality management, and digital transformation.

“I look forward to continuing to support my automotive clients and contributing to Kearney’s growth path,” Sachseneder stated.

Christine Sachseneder, Sabine Spittler, Dominik Leisinger, Christopher Neunkirchen, Daniel Leonhard

Sabine Spittler has been with Kearney her entire career, having enjoyed a fast-track route to partner since her arrival in 2014. She is a member of the Digital Transformation practice and has experience in end-to-end digital transformations, business model innovation, connected products and corporate venture capital.

“I am pleased to continue to support clients in their digital transformation and am convinced that Kearney’s unique combination of expertise, experience and empathy ensures we are a trusted partner for our clients,” Spittler said.

Dominik Leisinger is a member of Kearney’s PERLab, a centre of excellence that specialises in product excellence. The lab brings together strategists, industrial designers, engineers and technologists to help companies design products that are safe, differentiated, and sustainable, among others.

Leisinger has been with Kearney for two years. He previously worked for Kerkhoff Cost Engineering and Daimler.

“I look forward to further expanding our PERLab team and supporting our clients with all questions regarding design, product strategy and management, as well as developing the sustainable product portfolios of the future,” he said.

Christoph Neunkirchen is a member of Kearney’s Communication, Media & Technology practice, focused on strategy, growth, innovation, digital strategy, transformation, operating model design, and cost improvement.

He previously spent eleven years at Oliver Wyman, and before that, he worked for Emos and L’Oréal. “I am very pleased with my move to Kearney. The firm offers the perfect mix of genuine passion, comprehensive expertise and inspiring people, which ignited my enthusiasm from day one.”

Daniel Leonhardt, now in his eleventh year at Kearney, is a member of the Chemicals practice. “Sustainability is one of the core challenges of our society, especially in the chemical industry. I am looking forward to developing solutions to this complex problem together with our clients and making my personal contribution to the future as part of Kearney,” he commented.

Commenting on the five partner appointments, Marc Lakner, Managing Director of Kearney in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, said: “By strengthening our leadership team, we are further expanding our position in the region’s market for strategic consulting services.”