Joseph Huddle


Office Location: Washington

Phone: +1 202 3314900

Joe Huddle is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Washington D.C. office and is a member of the Industrial Practice.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Joe spent more than seven years at another global executive search firm, most recently as managing partner of the firm's global Industrial Practice. During his time there, Joe managed the strategic growth and development of the Industrial Practice group. Before that, he served as executive vice president of the Industrial Practice in North America.

Joe has extensive leadership background and leadership advisory expertise in the industrial manufacturing, a sector that continues to be influenced by technological advances in automation, robotics, additive manufacturing and machine-to-machine communications.

Prior to his last role, Joe spent five years as a partner specializing in industrial manufacturing and industrial distribution companies at another global executive search firm. His expertise in disciplines, including P&L ownership, operations and finance leadership, have supported placements of C-level executives in both general management positions and functional leadership roles. Joe’s industry sector experience spans capital equipment, automotive, aerospace, electronics, construction and basic materials.

Joe has also served as a senior director for a boutique search firm focused on the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Before his search career, he spent a decade in sales and marketing management roles in business process outsourcing and web development.


Joe received his bachelor degree in psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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