Ronald Wintzéus is a Partner of Leadership Capital Advisors and, based in Brussels, Belgium, he serves clients being renowned multinationals, expanding mid-caps and start-up companies in the sectors industry, information & communication technology, renewable energy & clean technology, packaging & packaged consumer goods, fashion apparel and professional services. He has an extensive career in international executive search, assessment and advisory as well as leadership/management due diligence in the context of mergers & acquisitions and post-merger integration. His executive search & advisory experience is focused on the EU but he has also led/executed assignments in the CEE/Russia/CIS, MENA, APAC and Americas regions. He manages relationships with the EU institutions, industry federations, interest groups and corporate government affairs offices in Brussels and across the EU for the benefit of our clients and professional networks.
Prior to joining our Firm, Mr. Wintzéus held positions as Partner, Executive Vice President EMEA, Principal and Vice President with other global top-tier search firms, such as Korn/Ferry International. He served clients mainly in the global industrial, technology, energy, consumer and professional services sectors. In addition, when with another firm, he was a member of that firm’s External Affairs Centre of Expertise and also their Sustainability/CSR Practice. In the latter context he liaised with international organizations such as the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, UN Global Compact and CSR Europe.
Prior to his executive recruitment career, Mr. Wintzéus served with the Swedish Foreign Service where he, based in Brussels and with diplomatic status, was the Commercial Counselor of Sweden to the EU institutions, Belgium and Luxembourg. Earlier in his career he worked as a management consultant with a global top-tier firm in Scandinavia, as an export sales manager and product manager. Later he held positions as Vice President Marketing & Sales, Regional General Manager, Managing Director, Country Manager and Export Manager with some multinational corporations. Located in different European countries, he has managed business operations with P&L and staff responsibility as well as he initiated and led international change/turn-around projects. With one of his former companies he served as a corporate executive committee member and on several local boards of directors of same group’s European subsidiaries, including its international coordination center in Belgium.
Mr. Wintzéus holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics from the Gothenburg School of Business, Economics & Law in Sweden and he is a current/past member of different professional associations in Belgium and abroad. He holds appointment as Knight Commander in the Order of Leopold, a Belgian national chivalry order of merit. He speaks Swedish, (Norwegian, Danish), English, Dutch, French and has some proficiency in German and Spanish. He is a Swedish national who lives in Belgium since 1990.