Dr. Ron Weihe is a member of the firm’s Financial Services Sector. Based in Frankfurt, Ron serves both German and international clients from the banking and private equity sectors, as well as private and public sector companies from adjacent industries. He conducts searches for and assessments of senior banking executives, corporate and business development managers, CFOs and CEOs, sales and operations officers, real estate experts and members of advisory/supervisory boards. Ron covers corporate and investment banking, asset and wealth management and payment services.
Recent engagements include the recruitment of heads of asset management firms, executive board members, industry coverage bankers, M&A professionals and risk and compliance officers. Ron has also recruited CFOs, COOs and Sales Directors for private equity portfolio companies, partners and IR experts for financial investors and wealth management professionals for banks. In addition to search assignments, Ron has completed several executive assessments and high-impact executive development programs.
Ron has more than 20 years of experience in financial services and executive search. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, he was a Managing Director and Head of Transaction Advisory at Berenberg Bank, where he advised publicly traded and privately held corporations, as well as financial investors on corporate transactions. Previously, Ron was Head of M&A Retail/Consumer Goods and Vice President of Corporate Finance at two other banks. Ron started his career in the Treasury department of Robert Bosch in Chicago.
Ron studied business administration with a concentration in accounting and taxes at the University of Münster and received his PhD in banking and finance from the University of Duisburg-Essen. Ron is fluent in English and German and speaks some French.
Financial Services, Asset and Wealth Management, Consumer and Commercial, Global Banking and Markets, Private Equity, Financial Officers