Maryam Shahabi


Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

Maryam Shahabi is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York City office and a member of the global Consumer Markets; Consumer Products; and Marketing, Sales, and Strategy Officers practices. She works with companies of all sizes and ownership structures, including publicly traded corporations, privately held companies, founder/owner companies, and private equity and venture capital firms. She focuses on chief executive officer, division president, and chief sales and marketing officer searches. She has worked across a broad range of categories with a focus on consumer products.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Maryam worked at Bloomberg News where she spent four years as a producer. In this role, Maryam produced interview segments with business and government leaders for Bloomberg shows such as “Taking Stock with Pimm Fox.” Prior to Bloomberg, Maryam gained broad experience as a production associate at ABC News, a research associate at Yale University’s Political Science department and a paralegal at corporate law firm, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson.


Maryam earned her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in political science at Wellesley College and earned her master’s degree in European and Russian studies from Yale University. She is fluent in French, English, Persian, and Spanish.