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Dr. Matthias Rode

Partner, Liebich & Partner AG, Germany

Dr. Matthias Rode

Partner, Liebich & Partner AG, Germany


Located at

Marstall Unterlinden
Gewerbepark Cité 20
76532 Baden-Baden

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Dr. Matthias Rode

International executive search specialist at Liebich & Partner since 2012, Matthias has more than 20 years in top management positions at multinational companies in Germany and abroad.

Matthias held various management positions at renowned global companies such as Philips and AT&T before becoming an international headhunter in 2012. He combines extensive practical management expertise and solid intercultural skills with numerous years of consulting experience. Matthias conducts searches for skilled professionals, senior executives and C-level management, competently and confidently filling business-critical vacancies.

More than half of Matthias’ executive search assignments are of an international nature, and this is where his global network of more than 150 headhunters provides him with extended reach and expert support. He understands the complex intercultural settings, current candidate markets and legal frameworks in many countries. Matthias also has a proven track record in completing corporate succession assignments. His clients include decision-makers from all sectors, especially from SMEs. He is an active member of several professional business networks including “The German Association for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses” (BVMW).

Matthias attended universities in Germany and the UK where he pursued studies and a doctorate in Business Administration. During his professional career he took his family to the USA on an ex-pat assignment and gained significant management and intercultural skills that provide him with a huge added value in his executive search work. In his free time he enjoys playing golf and travelling. Furthermore, he is dedicated to fulfilling his responsibilities as Chair of AGILIUM WORLDWIDE executive search group.


  • Trusted Advisor
  • Problem Solver
  • Process and Quality Focus
  • Persistent
  • Well Connected