Thorsten Kocherscheidt

Group & Team Director

  • Frankfurt

Thorsten Kocherscheidt is Group Director at MU. He is a member of the German MU Leadership Team in the role of Team Director with responsibility for the MU Main Office in Frankfurt, Germany. He is based in Frankfurt and has been with MU since 2022.

Thorsten’s focus is to lead and grow assigned Teams & Consultants, secure a profitable implementation of our business model and secure client value delivery by all MU employees. His own client work is focused on Executive Search mandates within the Financial Services sector across Europe, especially the Banking and Insurance sector. He is furthermore a consultant for Leadership Advisory across all topics in Human Capital Management and a top executive coach for individuals and teams. His speciality is developing up-and-coming female leaders and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs. He is a member of the Global CEO & Board Practice, the Global Financial Services Practice, the Digital & Transformation Practice as well as the Leadership Advisory Practice at MU.

Prior to joining Mercuri Urval, Thorsten was leading the Insurance Sector in Europe & Africa for another top global Executive Search Firm. Prior to that, he worked in C-Level functions in Insurance, Banking and Asset Management at Zurich Insurance Group, Deutsche Bank Group and DWS Group. He served on Management, Supervisory and Advisory Boards in Europe. Latin America and in the Middle East.

Thorsten holds an MBA degree from London City University as well as a Diploma in Economics from Hohenheim University. He is a certified Executive (PCC) and Team Coach (ACTC) by the International Coaching Federation, as well as Senior Practitioner both for individual and team coaching at the EMCC and he is a certified coach supervisor. Speaks fluent German, English and Spanish.

  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Assessment
  • Assessment
  • Coaching
  • Board & CEO effectiveness
  • Leadership Development
  • Leadership Advisory
  • Financial services
  • Digital Transformation
  • Board and CEO