Dr. Michael Jehrke


A respected expert for management placement in mechanical engineering. Experienced in management questions at all levels of the value chain. In addition, as an engineer he is highly knowledgeable about plastics technology. Whether it is a matter of calendering or extrusion, injection molding, thermoplastic or duroplast materials, he speaks the language of his clients. He grasps the technical processes of a business in detail. And he can translate that into management skills.


Acquired his academic credentials at the career-making RWTH Aachen University in the plastics technology department, where he received his doctorate, and became familiar with many plastics technology specialists as a senior engineer. Has been involved in the direct search for technical management positions for 16 years. As a partner at CAPITALENT, he communicates with business clients on an equal footing.

Attitude to life

He loves taking a straightforward, no-nonsense view of his tasks. He has mastered the art of boiling things down to their essence. He is known for his subtle and witty humor among associates. Runs the marathon, and is a triathlete.


Has developed into a highly respected advisor for executives in mechanical engineering and plastics technology. Has has amassed considerable expertise in 15 years in manufacturing. He is highly regarded by his clients for his meticulous approach and reliability. As CFO of the CAPITALENT Group, he is a guarantee of stability.

Areas of focus:

Industry / Energy and raw materials / Health and chemicals / Consumer goods, trade, media / Finance / Service sector and public sector / Technology