Job title : CEO
Location : Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Philip Hodson
Call : Philip
Email : email Philip
Reference : J9108

Altus Partners are delighted to be partnering with a Private Equity House to find a Group CEO for one of their portfolio companies based in Germany. They require a Native German Speaker with a track record in PE Backed Industrials space (Ideally in Electrical Engineering). The candidate will also need to have a track record of working in a business which leads large scale projects.

  • Based in Germany the CEO will report directly to PE/Board

  • The individual will be involved in conducting strategic acquisitions into new and existing markets, developing and implementing group strategy and key strategic projects

  • Ownership of developing the group growth strategy together with the senior management team

  • Involvement in defining and overseeing cross border operational strategic projects (e.g. best practices transfer in procurement, operational excellence)

  • This role offers complete autonomy with significant exposure to top management (group management and country level management teams).


  • +8 years of experience in M&A/M&A Integration

  • Fluent German Speaker

  • Track record in Electrical Engineering Buy and Build/Installation buy and build

  • Strategic, analytical and commercial thinker, as well as resourceful problem solver

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work closely with the senior management teams as well as interact with entrepreneurs, advisors and small business owners

  • Motivated and self driven with ability to multitask across projects

  • Ability to work independently while communicating and developing strong working relationship with the country teams

  • International work exposure a definite plus