Hans W. Berg
Hans is International Partner and Co-Leader of the Global TRANSEARCH Industry Practice. Hans embarked on his executive search journey in 2000 when he joined a well-known European search company in Frankfurt. In 2003, he joined TRANSEARCH Germany and has led the global TRANSEARCH industry practice since 2005. His focuses are C-level positions and leadership and board consulting. Since 2020, he has served as Regional Chair Southwest Germany of FEA (Financial Experts Association e.V.), a professional association of non-executive board members with focus on finance.
Hans' previous management career includes 10 years at Honeywell as product manager, international marketing director, and head of a global business unit. Hans started his career as a project and operations manager at two family companies, pioneering innovative air quality control solutions in buildings.
Hans holds a degree in engineering from the Technical University of Cologne (1984) and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau (1987). Hans is fluent in German, English, and French. He is married and has two daughters and one grandson. Since 2020, he has also served as the INSEAD fund ambassador for Germany and for his MBA class, promoting "Business as a Force for Good."