Client List

Clients – Examples


  • Allianz
  • Airproducts
  • Arvato-Bertelsmann
  • British Telecom
  • Clyde Blowers
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Ecolab
  • Essity / SCA  (Swedish Cellulose AB)
  • Heidrick & Struggles
  • Hitachi Data Systems
  • HP (Hewlett Packard)
  • JLL  (Jones Lang LaSalle)
  • Majid Al Futtaim
  • MAN
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Merck
  • PwC  (Price Waterhouse Coopers)
  • RB (Reckitt)
  • Siemens
  • Swarovski



  • UCLA, University of California in Los Angeles, Anderson Business School
  • Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management
  • Fordham University, Graduate School of Business Administration
  • Vienna University of Economics & Business Administration
  • University of St. Gallen
  • University of Geneva (HEC)
  • University of Sydney, Graduate School of Business
  • Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)
  • Art Center College of Design, Pasadena/Los Angeles.

Clients – Testimonials

  • “Tom gives instrumental advice regarding successful forward movement in leadership issues, helping to fine-tune one’s approach to complex issues. He has a remarkable ability to really see individuals in their uniqueness and advance them on their own development path – while at the same time strengthening the effectiveness of the whole leadership team.” – Christian Ulbrich, CEO and President, JLL  (Jones Lang LaSalle – a Fortune 200 Company)
  • “What really sets Tom Lauda apart is his ability to turn capable individual managers into a team that’s making them even better… especially valuable in complex situations where he is able to help such groups outperform people’s expectations.” – Barbara Karuth-Zelle, CEO, Allianz Technology
  • “Tom has the unique ability to see far past the perceptions that people have of themselves – seeing people, their potential and their talents for what they truly are – and how best to harness them for both professional and personal benefit. A true coaching guru.”Darrell Brown, President & EVP, Global Industrial, Ecolab Inc.
  • “Tom’s continuous guidance and coaching was key in my career. His extraordinary insights into complex circumstances are helped by his quintessential knowledge from both a rather Western and Eastern approach and intelligence. What a source of inspiration of a trusted advisor.” – Guenther Dobrauz, PwC Member of Global Legal Leadership Team, Partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • “Tom is a highly competent coach. We especially appreciated the combination of a capable intellect with having the heart in the right place, and being always hundred percent committed to his client.” – Werner Penk, Global Operating Committee Member and President Global Technology at Korn Ferry
  • “Tom Lauda has a unique gift for energizing teams and individuals in organizations, enabling them to reach their next performance level. His approach is especially helpful in situations with many complex characters and conflicting personalities who urgently need to work together for an important objective.” – Rainer Salfeld, Director, McKinsey & Company
  • “I have been enormously impressed by Dr. Lauda – not only by the quality of what he does but also by the quality of who he is.” – Sumantra Ghoshal (1948-2004), Professor of Strategic and International Management, London Business School
  • “I have worked with many executive coaches over the last 20 years. Many of these coaches have been good. Tom Lauda however, is simply great. In his unique and very pleasant way, Tom quickly gains a deep understanding of the individual. He will fully engage with the individual and their environment for mutually owned diagnosis, actual development and resolution of issues.” – Anton de Kock, VP HR EMEA, Ecolab Inc.
  • “Lauda’s unconventional ways to strengthen presentation skills have been a real benefit for us.” – Executive of an international mid-sized organization, leading in its field