Global Managing Partner
Office Location: New York City
Phone: +1 212 867 9876
Stephen Schwanhausser is the global managing partner and regional managing partner Americas of the Consumer Markets Practice in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office. He recruits board directors, chief executive officers, division presidents, and chief sales and marketing officers.
Stephen’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, private equity and venture capital firms, and their portfolio companies as well as privately held or controlled organizations. His practice is deep in fast-moving consumer goods, durable products, and consumer services, including ecommerce and digital distribution. His work spans high growth and disruptor companies as well as large established organizations.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Stephen worked for Kraft Foods in sales, category management, and trade marketing leadership roles.
Stephen is a graduate of Bucknell University where he was a double major in English and psychology.