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Philippe Tschannen

Managing Partner
+41 44 256 10 00

Philippe Tschannen is a partner in the Stanton Chase Zurich office. He is a Global Practice Leader for Financial Services with expertise in the Professional Services and Industrial sectors. He also has deep expertise in Board & Leadership Consulting, Family Business Advisory, Human Resources, Technology & Infrastructure, Education, Nonprofit & Social Enterprise, and Diversity & Inclusion.

Philippe is a seasoned executive search consultant with almost two decades of professional experience in organizational and executive recruitment, leadership development, benchmarking and assessment. He has experienced all facets of recruiting at specialized boutiques and global executive search firms. He successfully conducted numerous board, CEO and other executive searches around the globe. He advises domestic  and international clients on the entire range of leadership needs.

Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Philippe was the Country Manager for Heidrick & Struggles in Switzerland and led the Financial Services Practice, as well as senior client engagements across different sectors.

Most recently, he founded his own executive search consulting company and was formerly the Managing Director of the Executive Recruitment team at UBS and before that he built and led the global Strategic Recruiting  at Credit Suisse.

Philippe was born in Bern and holds both Swiss and French citizenship. He is fully bilingual in German and French and speaks fluent English. Philippe is married and has two children. He is a passionate marathon runner and a keen golfer.

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Phone: +41 44 256 10 00

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The Stanton Chase Team

The Stanton Chase team includes partners, directors, consultants, researchers, and administrators in countries around the globe. Our service model in retained executive search, assessment, and recruitment remain unparalleled in the industry, as we provide sophisticated, in-depth, global coverage with the personal services like that of a boutique firm. We are proud of our widespread executive search groups: our Global Industry Practice Groups feature members with expertise in every major industry while our Functional Practice Groups provide extraordinary competencies in our leadership consultation services.