George Huang


Office Location: Beijing

Phone: +86 10 65988288

George Huang is the partner-in-charge of Heidrick & Struggles China (including Taiwan). George also leads the CEO & Board of Directors Practice as well as the global Technology & Services Practice for Heidrick & Struggles China. He works within integrated, client-focused teams to advise on issues of executive leadership and succession planning, board effectiveness, corporate governance, culture, and decision-making.

George completed his studies in the United States and is a highly resourceful and respected leader. He has spent more than 20 years in leadership roles in the technology and search industries, spanning a wide geographical area that includes Latin America, the Middle East, the United States, and China.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, George was managing director, China for Russell Reynolds, where he also co-led the firm’s Asia Pacific technology sector, conducting a wide range of board and senior executive assignments in both MNC and Chinese enterprise settings. Before entering the search industry, George was managing director of Greater China at Arivana, and SVP, Greater China at Nortel.


George received his bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and his EMBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. George is also a member of the inaugural graduation class of the China New Entrepreneur Development Program, a joint program sponsored by the Development Research Center of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China and Stanford University.

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