MU Welcomes Back Renowned Consultant Michael Thöny

By Sofia Hjort Lönegård

MU Welcomes Back Renowned Consultant Michael Thöny, Enhancing Industrial and Digital Transformation Expertise

Zurich, Switzerland - 2024-01-18

MU, a leading global executive search and talent advisory firm, is delighted to announce the return of Michael Thöny to the organisation. With an impressive track record in consulting, Mr. Thöny brings a wealth of experience and expertise to MU's global practice team and the Swiss organisation.

Michael Thöny has rejoined MU as a Principal Consultant (Team Leader) in Switzerland. With a career spanning over a decade in the consulting industry, he has played pivotal roles in several prominent firms, including Network Selection AG. In his most recent position as Managing Partner at Network Selection AG, Mr. Thöny led the company and was able to manage the turnaround with his Team.

During his previous seven years at MU, Michael Thöny served in key roles, including Head Talent Advisory and Head Delivery Switzerland. His extensive experience in HR consulting, talent management, and recruitment has made him a trusted advisor to businesses seeking strategic transformation and talent optimisation solutions.

Mr. Thöny holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree in Human Resource Management from Berner Fachhochschule BFH, a degree in Psychology from the University of Zurich along with an Eidg. Diplomierter HR Fachmann certification. He is also a certified Business Coach from ICF.

"Returning to MU feels like coming home. The incredible growth and positive changes that have taken place in the last four years have reinforced my belief that this is the right place to be. I'm thrilled to be back, surrounded by friends and colleagues who share my passion for science-based leadership services and our unwavering commitment to helping our clients succeed." - Michael Thöny

"We are thrilled to welcome Michael Thöny back to MU. His extensive experience in industrial and digital transformation, coupled with his deep understanding of talent management, will undoubtedly strengthen our team's capabilities. Michael's return underscores our commitment to providing science-based, and inclusive recruitment services to our clients, enabling them to bring success at work." – Vincenzo Di Pietro, Team Director MU Switzerland.

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