Jan C. Cron

Trusted C-Suite advisor to clients in both the technology & industrial goods sector who wish to recruit outstanding executives or require leadership assessment support in Germany, wider Europe or the Middle East.

Dr. Jan C. Cron conducts senior executive assignments across the technology and industrial sectors, with a special focus on mobile & convergence, software, digital industries, and IoT. Jan leads Russell Reynolds Associates’ Munich office and is a member of the Board & CEO Advisory Partners and the Technology Sector. He works with international companies to identify and assess top leadership teams and mitigate succession risks. He also advises on M&A/PMI and related transformational change. Jan joined Russell Reynolds Associates from Nokia Network in Dubai, where he was head of the Middle East and Africa region. This included P&L responsibility for pre-sales, sales, project implementation and services for all mobile and fixed communication infrastructure in 68 countries. He was also a member of the company’s supervisory board in Germany and chairman of joint ventures in South Africa and Kuwait. Prior to this, Jan held senior leadership positions with Siemens Communications in the Middle East and Europe as well as with Siemens Corporation in New York, N.Y.,USA.
Jan received his Doctorate from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany and the University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch. He received his MBA from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He speaks fluent German and English.
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