Steffen Ehrke

Partner & Director (Team Leader)

With an international focus, Steffen Ehrke specialises in the areas of corporate functions and key line management roles in large to mid-cap organisations with a main focus on wholesale, trade and retail both B2B and B2C.

Within his markets, he has undertaken a wide range of advisory work and searches including most levels of functional and general management roles from mid-management to C-suite appointments. For the past five years, the emphasis of his work is on commercial roles, mostly with the duty to transform the go-to-market strategy under the influence of a multi-channel approach including eCommerce. He has been with Mercuri Urval Frankfurt since 2011 he has been the director for the Frankfurt site since 2016 with the mandate to build Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Excellence.

Before joining Mercuri Urval, Steffen Ehrke worked for Egon Zehnder. He is a business psychologist and trained businessman for freight forwarding and logistics services. He also has experience in steering large and SME accounts and projects on Executive level, covering family-owned, Private Equity and stock listed organisations. 

Education and language skills:

  • BA Business Psychology in Frankfurt & Dublin
  • Apprenticeship as freight forwarding and logistics merchant
  • Fluent in German and English