Dr Bjørn Johansson

Partner, Switzerland

Dr Bjørn Johansson is a Partner covering the Swiss market.

Bjørn is a Norwegian citizen and spent most of his working life based in Switzerland. He gained management experience in the consumer goods, textile and service industries in Austria, Germany and the UK.

In early 1980, he began his Executive-search career as Vice President with Spencer Stuart, Zurich. Five years later, he started the Swiss operation of Korn/Ferry with offices in Zurich and Geneva, before he was appointed Managing Director, International Board Services.

In 1993 he founded his own global board advisory firm. He is recognised as one of the world’s leading advisors on strategic-leadership appointments.

He joined CMi in 2015.

Bjørn obtained his Master and Ph.D. degrees from the University of St Gallen, Switzerland, which included 2 years of postgraduate studies in the US.