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Dr. Marion Heil (geb. Weber)

Dr. Marion Heil (geb. Weber)

T: +43 (0)1 533 51 88-13


Marion Heil joined Kienbaum in 2006 and is a Partner and Director at Kienbaum Executive Consultants. She is co-head of the Global Consumer & Retail Practice Group of the firm and was elected as Partner in 2008. Based in the Vienna office, Marion is focusing on national and international top level assignments in the area of consumer products and retail, industry, professional services and consumer services as well as private equity- and venture capital-financed companies. She also specializes in management diagnostics (audits, assessments, appraisals).                     

Marion brings along more than 20 years of consulting experience. She worked as a strategy consultant for A.T. Kearney as well as Booz, Allen & Hamilton (today: strategy&) in Munich and Vienna starting in 1996, where she managed numerous assignments and gained extensive expertise in strategy development, organizational and personnel development as well as marketing and sales for leading international corporations. Furthermore, she was responsible for recruiting, employer branding and PR in Austria.

Following her consulting career in strategy consulting, she moved into academia and joined FH Joanneum as a professor and Founder of The Leadership Institute. In 2006 Marion decided to return to consulting and joined the Kienbaum team in Vienna in Executive Search/HR Consulting.

During her career she built particular in-depth expertise in Executive Search, Strategy and HR topics in the consumer, retail and industrial markets. An additional specific highlight are search mandates in the world of  fashion/lifestyle and luxury.

Marion is an Austrian and German citizen and holds a Masters as well as a PhD degree from the Vienna University of Economics, rounding off her international education at European Business School, SupdeCo La Rochelle and University of Colorado. In addition, she has gained numerous certificates in organizational psychology, organizational and personal development, as a Certified Business Coach and a Business Trainer. She works in German and English.