Jacques Amey


Office Location: Zurich

Phone: +41 44 4881313

Jacques Amey is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles' Zurich office and serves as a co-leader of the global Consumer Products sector, as well as a member of the firm’s global CEO & Board of Directors practice. He specializes in search assignments for consumer clients globally, particularly at the c-suite and board level, in the fast-moving consumer packaged goods, lifestyle and luxury, sports, and retail brands sectors.

With more than ten years of executive search experience, Jacques has established himself as a trusted advisor of both publicly traded and privately owned companies. He is experienced in placing executive directors and board members, as well as advising clients on succession planning.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Jacques was managing partner of another global executive search firm, leading its operations in Geneva. Previously, he had twenty years of experience in senior management within the fast-moving consumer goods industry, at Lindt & Sprungli International and Ballantine’s-Bacardi based in Switzerland, France and Austria. Jacques began his career at Kraft Foods.


Jacques received a master’s in business administration from the University of Fribourg. He is fluent in French, English, and German. Jacques served as a board member of Save the Children, Switzerland between 2006 and 2016.