Axel A. Weber


Office Location: Frankfurt

Phone: +49 69 6970020

Axel A. Weber is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Frankfurt office and a member of the global Industrial Practice. Additionally, he serves as the sector specialist for the Aerospace and Defense Practice in Germany, and sits in the global Automotive Practice

Axel specializes in the manufacturing industry, working primarily with clients in the automotive, aerospace and defense sectors. He focuses on C-suite, managing director and head of business unit functions, primarily in sales and operations.

Axel advises clients on leadership, strategy and business transformation in the digital age, drawing on the combined strength of the firm’s global Industrial and Technology Services Practices. He helps organizations accelerate their performance at the intersection of technology and industry.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Axel was managing director for Germany and Poland at a global executive search firm. In addition, he gained management experience at a multi-national recruitment organization, as well as at the premier provider of medical and security services.

Axel has lived and worked in Germany, Eastern Europe and Asia.  He is fluent in English and German.


Axel received a masters’s degree in political sciences, international law and anthropology from the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich.