Gabriele Euchner

MBA, certified: Business Coach (INLPTA), NLP-Master (DVNLP), ​HOGAN Management Assessment.

As a Sparring Partner and Executive Coach, I have accompanied top managers and executives for many years: Managers, Managing Directors and C-level Executives from various divisions, companies and industries, in Europe and USA.


My sparring and coaching work comprises relevant management skills, leadership of people and individual topics.


It includes strategic/operational management approaches, change management, communication, leadership culture, promoted into a new leadership role or terminated.


My work has strengthened managers from all walks of life, and has helped them to grow as a leadership personality.

"If you want to coach (Top) Managers, you should have been a (Top) Manager yourself."

As a long-time Manager and Executive working in international companies and corporate structures, I have faced various management challenges in different positions, countries and cultures (Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, USA). I am experienced in building and expanding markets, divisions and organizations as well as re-evaluating business strategies. In addition, I have had the chance to train and coach managers from Eastern Europe.

Since 2003, I have been working as a certified Business Coach (INLPTA) and NLP Master (DVNLP). As a Greencard-holder, I  legally posseess the US working permit.

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Kienbaum Consultants International

responsible for Executive Coaching, Outplacement/New Placement in Germany, Switzerland and Executive Recruiting in USA.

Country Manager/ Managing Director 
Central Europe 

Mary Kay Cosmetics 

responsible for 50 employees (Operations, Finance, IT, HR, Sales, Marketing, Events/Trainings) and 12,000 Sales Representatives. Results: Significant increase of Net Sales and EBIT

Country Manager/ Managing Director Switzerland

Jafra Cosmetics 

responsible for 20 employees (Operations, Finance/HR/IT, Sales, Marketing, Events/Trainings) and 1.300 Sales Representatives. Results: Turnaround of the Swiss company by effective cost saving programs, restructuring Sales and relaunching the corporate brand.

Marketing Manager „National Brands“

Kraft Foods 

responsible for 11 employees, 10 product groups and 250 Mio€ in revenue: significant increase of revenue and EBIT by focusing on high profitable brands and products.

Group Product Manager
„Marlboro“ Line Extensions 

Philip Morris

responsible for 3 product groups and 950 Mio € in revenue: most successful brand relaunch for „Marlboro Lights“, ever.


Regularly, I have written and published articles on leadership topics for "Huffington Post Germany".

I am a published author of various books on leadership style and leadership culture:

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Kicked out of the Executive Suite

Top Manager report!

Haufe Publishing 2013

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Key factor motivation!

From employee to entrepreneur

BoD  Publishing 2008

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Success as Entrepreneur

The quality check for the
new generation of managers

FTD 2000