Fabian Kienbaum is the Chief Empowerment Officer (CEO) of Kienbaum, a global Leadership Advisory & Management Consulting firm active in 15 countries on four continents. The company was founded in 1945 by his grandfather, Gerhard Kienbaum, as a 26 year old German engineer. The portfolio of his company comprises: Executive Search, Assessment & Succession, Leadership Development, Compensation & Benefits as well as Organisational Development Consulting.
Before taking up his role at Kienbaum, he worked for an American business consultancy in London.
Prior to that, he studied international management at ESCP Europe, graduating with a German business management diploma, Diplômé de Grande École, and Master of Science in 2011. In his other life from 2003-2006, Fabian was a Bundesliga handball player of VfL Gummersbach.
He joined Kienbaum in 2014 and was entrusted with the firm's digital and investment business. He took over the role as CEO from his father, Jochen Kienbaum, in January 2018.
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