Michael Oesch has more than 20 years of national and international executive search experience, with a focus on the industrial, aerospace and high-tech industries as well as technology and communications. At Witena Leadership Advisory, he conducts search assignments in these industries at supervisory board and top management level.

His many years of experience and expertise includes filling every kind of position in top-level management as well as successfully carrying out search mandates in various European countries.

Before joining Witena, Michael spent almost ten years as an owner and CEO of an executive search boutique in Zurich. Prior to that he was as a partner in a Switzerland-based international recruitment consultancy firm for four years. The beginnings of his career in consultancy included positions at some of the world’s leading executive search firms, thereof six years as a principal consultant at Korn/Ferry International.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Applied Science Zurich. In addition to his mother tongue of German, he is fluent in English and has a good knowledge of French.

Michael is married and has two grown-up daughters. In his free time, he loves going for walks with his wife and dogs, seeing live bands in the big concert arenas, watching TV blockbusters with his family or rummaging through his vinyl record collection.