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The New Energy Executive
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Heidrick & Struggles Names Tracy Wolstencroft Chief Executive Officer
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Seasoned Executive Brings Broad Leadership Experience and Strong Track Record of Managing Global Professional Services Teams...


CEO & Executive Succession Planning
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Executive & CEO Succession Planning experts know that succession decisions are critical in sustaining organizational performance and success. Yet, the quality of the planning processes and approaches that underpin these decisions vary enormously.  As business volatility increases and CEO tenure gets shorter, clients are turning attention to the need for efficient succession p...


Leadership Assessment
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Heidrick & Struggles’ approach to Executive Leadership Assessment is strongly linked to development and integrates with other interventions in our LC portfolio to ensure clients get a complete understanding of the depth and breadth of their leadership capability. Our clients demand to know the quality of the leadership talent they have available to drive their strategic initiatives, be that the la...


Heidrick & Struggles Acquires Highland Partners’ Executive Search Operations
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On October 2, Heidrick & Struggles acquires Highland Partners’ Executive Search Operations, a leading executive search operation....


The qualities executive search consultants seek in senior executives in China
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The following article originally appeared China Economic Weekly. To view the original article, please click here. TIANJIN – During the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China Economic Weekly interviewed George Huang, Partner-in-Charge of Heidrick & Struggles’ Beijing office. Heidrick & Struggles is a leading senior executive search and leadership advisory firm – so what do their search consultants ...


Five Questions a Small Company Should Answer Before Hiring an Executive from a Large Company
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When it comes to talent, entrepreneurial and smaller companies have little room for error. With lean staffs and sobering failure rates, every hire is critical – none more so than executives with large company experience. With such executives increasingly seeking the challenges of small-company life – and small companies needing their experience in order to scale – hiring managers must make sure th...


Make or Buy Rainmakers?
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Heidrick & Struggles Launches Leadership Signature Executive Assessment Tool
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New analytic tool addresses questions of how an executive will lead in a new role...


Lisa B. Baird
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Lisa B. Baird is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and a member of the firm's Leadership Consulting, Global Financial Services, and Private Equity Practices. Lisa advises senior executive teams on organization health, culture shaping, leadership assessment and development, team effectiveness, performance and talent management, and senior executive recruiting. Lisa has more than 25...


Heidrick & Struggles Taps Long-Time Confidant To Chief Executives And Boards As Senior Advisor
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Heidrick & Struggles, a premier professional services firm serving the talent and leadership needs of top organizations globally, announced today that Kerry Sulkowicz, MD, has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor. ...


Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors
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ARE YOU READY? At Heidrick & Struggles, we have built our Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors (CEO & Board) Practice around understanding you, your strategy and the complex issues you face every day. Are you ready to take your company public? Are you ready for attention from activist investors? Are you ready to facilitate a smooth, successful CEO transition? We partner with CEOs and Board...


Women on Boards: Hong Kong 2017
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Richard N. Eidinger M.D.
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Dr. Richard Eidinger is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles' Los Angeles office, focusing on recruitment at the board, chief executive and senior executive level in life sciences companies. He focuses particularly on those in general management, research & development, medical affairs and clinical leadership. Richard counts among his clients some of the best-known names in health care, as well as th...


The five essentials of customer-centric cultures
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Digitization and fast-changing, often disruptive technology have irrevocably altered the business landscape, along the way ushering in a new era of the consumer. As a result, a company’s ability to achieve growth through product or service offerings that capture only the rational needs of customers (and not the emotional ones) is increasingly at risk. Thus, it is no surprise that executives seekin...


Louis Besland
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Louis Besland is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office and is a member of the Industrial Practice. He leads the chemicals and oil and gas sectors for Europe. With more than 30 years of consulting and operational experience and an ability to drive change and deliver tangible results, Louis has built a strong reputation as a trusted advisor to corporate boards, management teams, governmen...


Loran Kaminsky
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Loran Kaminsky is a partner at Heidrick & Struggles’ Menlo Park office and a member of the Global Technology & Services Practice.  Loran has successfully completed assignments for general management, senior functional and operations executives, and practice leaders. Among his clients are technology and consulting organizations ranging from emerging to global. Most recently, Loran was a managing pa...


CEO Report Released, in Conjunction with Oxford
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In January in Davos, Switzerland, site of the World Economic Forum, The CEO Report is released. Developed in conjunction with the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, The CEO Report is a global study of more than 150 CEOs that explores the challenges of leading in a rapidly changing business environment, and highlights the competencies required to succeed....


2012 Board of Directors Survey
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Building the ideal pre-IPO board
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Lauren Keefe
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Lauren Keefe is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York City office.  She specializes in general management and commercial leadership searches across the fast moving consumer goods, retail, luxury and beauty sectors. Lauren’s practice is global and she has extensive experience working across Europe, Latin America, Asia and domestic markets to execute international searches. Her clients inclu...


Olivier Jeglot
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Olivier Jeglot is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Paris office and a member of the firm's Leadership Consulting Practice, with global expertise in leadership assessment and development solutions and services. As a trusted advisor, he partners with senior leaders to tackle their leadership and talent management challenges in order to achieve their strategic imperatives. Previously, Olivier wor...


Culture's Seat in the Boardroom
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Karen Rosa West, PhD
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Karen Rosa West is the Chief Innovation Officer of Heidrick Product Laboratories (H Labs) and is a Partner in the Heidrick & Struggles Chicago office. She is a lead architect for the firm’s proprietary tool, Leadership Signature® and develops other tools to support the creation of deeper leadership insights. Karen advises boards, CEOs and HR leadership on areas of assessment, succession planning, ...


Sean C. Carroll
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Sean Carroll is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and a member of the global Technology & Services Practice, focusing on software and internet/digital media sectors. He has more than fifteen years’ experience filling senior level positions such as CEOs and functional leaders in sales, marketing, finance and engineering. Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Sean was managing part...


Fighting the Good Fight
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Scott Atkinson
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Scott Atkinson is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ San Francisco office. He is a member of the Financial Services, Financial Officers, and Technology & Services Practices. Scott specializes in senior-level leadership advisory assignments within private equity, venture capital and investment banking where he places investment bankers and investment professionals. Within the Technology & Services ...


Jane Seu
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Jane Seu is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Washington, D.C. office and is a member of the firm’s Global Technology & Services and Global CEO & Board of Directors Practices. Her clients operate in a broad range of technology sectors, including hardware, software and services in both commercial and government markets. Prior to joining the firm, Jane was a founding member of a boutique recruiti...


Reaching the New Generation of Consumers Requires New Breed of Leaders
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Consumer spending in Asia is expected to grow exponentially, much of it driven by a new generation of online shoppers. The number of people connected to the Internet around the world has grown from 1% of the global population in 1995 to 40% last year. By the end of this year, some 3 billion people will be online. Half of them will be in Asia.1 In India alone, there are more than 243 million people...


Birgit Adels
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Birgit Adels is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Amsterdam office. She leads the global Fashion and Luxury Practice and co-leads the global Retail Practice. As a key member of the global Consumer, CEO & Board and Private Equity Practices, Birgit focuses on c-level searches and consulting, particularly in fashion, luxury, beauty, apparel, retail, media, e-tail and digital. Prior to her career in ...


Jeffrey Greg Stryker
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Jeff Stryker is partner in charge of Heidrick & Struggles’ Bangkok office and leads the functional Supply Chain Practice for Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong. His current area of focus and responsibility covers consumer markets in Greater China. Jeff has been working in the executive search industry since 2000, and has lived in Asia for nearly three decades. Prior to joining Heidrick and Struggles...