Suzana Kertesz


Office Location: London

Phone: +44 20 70754000

Suzana Kertesz is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office and a member of the global Financial Officers Practice, focused on a cross-sector client base with expertise in healthcare and consumer markets.

She has successfully recruited CFOs, regional/country finance directors, controllers, tax/treasury, audit and other finance functional remits. She leverages her own financial and legal background and her pan-European and Latin American experience to ensure that her clients have access to the most appropriately skilled, international candidates.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Suzana spent 6 years at another global executive search firm in Brazil, leading their healthcare and corporate officers (finance and legal) practices in Latin America, across all industries, including retail, consumer, technology, automotive, utilities and natural resources.

She began her career in finance with Procter & Gamble and Novartis in Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Brazil and Argentina.


Suzana holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil; a master’s of science in business administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil; and an MBA from INSEAD, France. She speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian, French and German.