Klaus Aden



Klaus Aden has been a Principal at Penrhyn International since 2002. He has more than 20 years of experience as an executive search consultant and has been recognized for his achievements in the energy & utilities markets and for his expertise in the growing public sectors. His search experience covers mainly German speaking countries.

Klaus is one of the co-founders of LAB & Company, a member firm of Penrhyn International. Before becoming a Principal of Penrhyn, Klaus was Partner and Head of the European Energy & Utilities Practice as well as Leader of the German Industry Practice of Heidrick & Struggles, based in Dusseldorf.

Klaus speaks German and English. He holds a Diploma (Diplom-Volkswirt) and a Doctorate (Dr. rer. Pol) in Economics.

Representative assignments:
CEO Germany, Leading Dutch Utility Company
Managing Director Germany, US-based Electrical Motors Firm
Executive Board Member, Regional Utility Company
VP Procurement, Steel Industry
VP Finance & Accounting, Leading Utilities Group
President & Board Member, major Chemical Company