About Us

H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC) is a leading global executive search firm focused on hiring Board, CEO and Senior-level executives globally. HIEC was established by several senior partners from the leading global search firms to disrupt the traditional approach to executive search by placing a premium focus on hiring transformational leaders across the sectors we serve – Digital & Technology, Financial Services & Real Estate, Industrial & Automotive, Consumer, Retail & Leisure, and Business & Professional Services.

Rapid globalization has given rise to new types of disruptive leaders, spread across the globe, in the traditional and transformative functional areas. At HIEC, we are devoted to connecting the world’s leading corporations, Private Equity, and Venture Capital portfolio firms with this new wave of leaders to help our clients scale and win in the digitized economy.

Operating across 13 offices in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, unified by one global P&L and delivery model, we have cultivated a new professional standard that challenges the competitors in our field. Our agile, borderless team structure enables us to deliver bespoke services from an integrated group of consultants working as one team focused on one goal: to deliver exceptional services and outstanding results in our clients’ best interests.

Solutions And Expertise

Finding and attracting the right talent to move your business forward

Our global reach makes hiring across borders and industries a seamless process.

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Executive Tracker
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Industries
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Cloud Based
  • Commercial Banking
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • FinTech
  • Global Markets
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
  • Industrial Products
  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Luxury
  • Machine Learning
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Payments/Processes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
Functions
  • Advertising
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Consumer Services
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

H.I. Executive Consulting Assists Volcon with CEO Search

H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC) has recruited Jordan Davis as the new chief executive officer of Volcon, the first all-electric, off-road powersports company. He will succeed Andrew Leisner, who has served as CEO since the company’s establishment. “We are delighted to have played our part in the search for Volcon’s chief executive officer,” said Brian Donohoe, partner. “We

Why Talent is Key to a Post-Pandemic Retail Sector Resurgence

These are revolutionary times for retail with COVID-19 having accelerated some fundamental trends across the sector. This has in turn created a fertile environment for the most able executives to set themselves apart and chart a course for a successful, digitally focused future, according to a new report by Melissa Reed, a  consumer and retail

H.I. Executive Consulting Expands in New York

H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC) has expanded with the additions of Matt Schwartz as a partner and Randi Sperber as a consultant in New York. “We are absolutely thrilled to have Matt and Randi join our growing North America and global team,” said Tim Robson, global managing partner. “They are outstanding talents in their own right and they share

What the New Normal Might Look Like for Companies After COVID-19

As countries around the world ease their lockdown restrictions, workers are looking forward to getting back to normal. But what will “normal” look like in the post-COVID business environment? In two new reports, Philippe Tschannen, global managing partner of H.I. Executive Consulting, outlines major changes your company can expect and explores the impact this will have on digital

Press Releases

HIEC Welcomes New North America Partner, Mary Francia

(Oct. 25, 2021) H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC), the leading global executive search firm, is pleased to welcome Mary Francia as Partner. Based in Boca Raton, Florida, Mary joins at a time of significant growth in North America for the firm. A Global Strategy expert with over 25 years of diverse leadership experience and P&L ownership

HIEC Supports Volcon With Successful Search for CEO With the Appointment of Jordan Davis

(Aug. 30, 2021) HIEC would like to congratulate Jordan Davis on his appointment as Chief Executive Officer at, US based, Volcon, the first all-electric, off-road powersports company. Jordan has been recruited to execute Volcon’s 360-degree plan, leading the next operational phase of the company including on-going improvement to the organisation’s processes including production efficiency, marketing

HIEC Welcomes Four New Partners Across APAC and Europe as it Looks to Further Growth

(Sept. 16, 2021) H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC), the leading global executive search firm, welcomes two new Managing Partners, Bill Katsaros based in Sydney and Stephan Tils based in Munich, and two new Partners, Angel Wong in Hong Kong and Laurence Maheo in Paris. Angel joins our APAC office to focus on Financial Services and in particular

H.I. Executive Consulting Welcomes New North America Partner, Brian Donohoe

(May 19, 2021) H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC), a leading global executive search firm, welcomes Brian Donohoe as a Partner. Based out of Atlanta, Georgia, he will focus on Digital and Technology, Private Equity and Enterprise SaaS. Prior to joining HIEC, Brian worked for a US executive search boutique focused on the technology sector, firstly operating

Driving Sustainable, Scalable and Repeatable Growth

(Jan. 12, 2021) HIEC recently teamed up with Hg, one of Europe’s leading software and services investors, to host a live discussion looking at driving sustainable, scalable, repeatable growth in high potential SaaS businesses. On request, we would be delighted to share a video of the event and the invaluable content provided by Luca Smuraglia