Jens Pippig


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Jens Pippig
Jens Pippig



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Jens Pippig

Dr. Jens Pippig is a member of the firm's Consumer Practice. He works across industries with a focus on digital businesses to advise publicly traded, family-owned, private equity and venture-backed companies and their boards to build effective leadership teams. He specializes in recruiting top executives in marketing, sales, HR, strategy, operations and digital transformation. Jens is based in Hamburg.


Before joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Jens was most recently CEO of SevenVentures, the venture capital investment and media sales unit of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, and Founder & Managing Director of ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator. Before that, he led the corporate strategy department of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, where he concentrated in particular on digital transformation. Prior to that, Jens spent eight years at McKinsey & Company in Berlin, specializing in e-commerce, private equity, sales and marketing. He also founded two successful companies, Potentialpark and Entrypark, both in the field of market research and employer branding in Sweden.


Jens received the German Diplom-Ökonom from Witten/Herdecke University, where he also obtained his PhD in economics. He also received a BSc and MSc from Stockholm Business School and completed graduate courses at Harvard University. He currently serves on the supervisory board of Veganz Group AG.​


Consumer, Private Equity, Technology, Customer-Centric Growth Leaders, Digital Leadership, Technology Officers, Assessment, Digital, Executive Search

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