Hedda Hanke

Hedda Hanke

Managing Director


Main focus

Consumer & Retail, Industrial


Hedda Hanke is Managing Director of InterSearch Executive Consultants, based in Cologne.

Professional Experience

In Executive Search since 1990, initially with a leading European recruitment company, then twelve years as Managing Partner at Gemini Executive Search, where she headed – among others – the Competence Centers Family Business and Retail & Distribution.

2014 to November 2015 Managing Director of Amrop Delta Management Consultants GmbH in Düsseldorf. Since December 2015, she has been a Partner and, since 2019, Managing Director of InterSearch Executive Consultants, based at the new office location in Cologne.

Consulting focus

Hedda Hanke has many years of experience in executive search for renowned and internationally positioned technology, retail and service companies. She has – across all industries – a special focus on consulting and supporting successful and globally operating family-owned companies.

Industry focus

Family businesses / medium-sized companies
Mechanical engineering and tool technology
Construction supply industry
Trade & Service

Special areas of expertise

C-Level/Top Management
Succession planning
International and cross-border searches