Dr.-Ing. Carlo Mackrodt

Germany, Munich

Carlo Mackrodt is Managing Partner at TRANSEARCH International. He has 30 years of experience in executive management positions as well as top management consulting and executive search, with a specialization in family-owned companies in the consumer, automotive, industry, and technology sectors. One of his main areas of interest is “leadership in the age of digital disruption.”

He started his career as an R&D manager in the field of materials processing science, followed by almost a decade in the restructuring and strategic procurement practice of KEARNEY. He left KEARNEY to help manage DCI, a marketplace start-up, as an executive board member. After its IPO, Carlo joined HENKEL, where he held several international executive positions in IT, finance, supply chain, and production.

Carlo holds a PhD in engineering with a focus on casting technologies and a degree in business administration.

He successfully completed several post-graduate executive programs at IMD, INSEAD, and Thunderbird University.

He grew up in Florence, Italy, and gained international experience with assignments in the USA, England, Brazil, Italy, and Sweden. Carlo is fluent in German, English, Italian, French and Spanish. He enjoys the mountains, likes whitewater kayaking and skiing, and actively practices Aikido.



+49 89 2555 296 51

Arnulfstraße 37
80636 Munich


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