About Us

H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C) is a leading global executive search firm focused on hiring Board, CEO and Senior-level executives globally. H.I.E.C 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 H.I.E.C, 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

HIEC Expands Industrial and Consumer and Retail Practices

Global search firm H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC) has named Todd Maners as a partner in the industrial practice and Ken Wilcox as a partner in the consumer and retail practice. Mr. Maners has a background partnering with business leaders to effectively leverage talent to drive organizational transformation.  In addition, he also brings deep expertise in spearheading innovative human capital

How Employers Can Adapt to Remain Competitive in Today’s Labor Market

Worker confidence is at an all-time high, with a majority of job seekers believing it’s easier to find a job this year than the previous year and one-third feeling comfortable quitting a job without having another lined up, according to the 2022 Job Seeker Nation Report from Employ Inc., the parent company of Jobvite, JazzHR, and NXTThing RPO.

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

Press Releases

Robert Dunn Joins H.I.E.C as Partner, Software & Technology Practice

(November 03, 2022) H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), the leading global transformational executive search firm, is pleased to announce that Robert Dunn has joined the firm as a Partner in the Software & Technology Practice, based in Denver, Colorado. Robert joins H.I.E.C from True Search where he was a Partner in their Financial Officers Practice, helping growth-oriented

Michael Otte Joins H.I.E.C as Partner, Industrial Practice

(November 01, 2022) H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), the leading global transformational executive search firm, is pleased to announce that Michael Otte has joined the firm as a Partner in the Industrial Practice, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Michael joins H.I.E.C from the global HR consultancy, Kienbaum, where as Vice President he was responsible for building up and

David Ferguson Joins H.I.E.C as Partner, Industrial Practice

(October 31, 2022)  H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), the leading global transformational executive search firm, is pleased to announce that David Ferguson has joined the firm as a Partner in the Industrial Practice, based Pensacola, Florida. David Ferguson joins H.I.E.C from The Ropella Group, an executive search firm specializing in the chemical, consumer products and technology

Carmen Koch joins H.I.E.C as Partner, Consumer & Retail

(October 04, 2022) – H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), the leading global transformational executive search firm, is pleased to announce that Carmen Koch has joined the firm as a Partner in the Consumer & Retail Practice, based in Germany. Carmen Koch joins H.I.E.C from MU, a global leadership acquisition & advisory firm based in Frankfurt where

Todd Maners joins H.I.E.C as Partner, Industrial & Technology

(September 12, 2022) H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), the leading global transformational executive search firm, is pleased to announce that Todd Maners has joined the firm as a Partner in the Industrial practice. Todd joins H.I.E.C, having been the Managing Partner of his own Recruitment Solutions business, Alpha Agent. Prior to Alpha Agent, Todd spent time

Multimedia

Podcasts
The HIEC Private Equity Podcast
Tim Robson’s Interview with The Tech Talks Daily Podcast, Featuring Dr. Anita Sands (Nov. 2020)
Tim Robson’s Interview with The Tech Talks Daily Podcast (Oct. 2019)

Blogs
Helping Media Companies Win in the Digital Economy – by Imogen Carter, Senior Consultant, Media & Consumer Digital
The Path to your first Corporate Board Role, Part III: Network – by Mary Francia
Exploring the new transformational leadership demands in B2B sales
The Path to your first Corporate Board Role, Part II: Research – by Mary Francia
The Path to your first Corporate Board Role, Part I: Preparation – by Mary Francia
H.I.E.C Private Equity Series, Part III: The most in-demand positions in Private Equity and skills these Executives need – by Ed Fanshawe
How Talent Mapping Can Improve Diversity
Why Your Sustainability Leader Must Sit at Your Top Table
Fighting the Wage War as We Head Into 2022
Navigating the Next Wave of C-Suite Changes
Hiring in times of Corona, an interview with Philip Alsén – Global Talent Acquisition Director at Syncron
What It Takes to Create a Digital-First C-suite
Evolution of the C-Suite: What Changes Can We Anticipate in the Coming Years?
Where to Find Your Next AI Leader
Retailers Bridge the Digital Gap With Tech C-suite Positions
Essential Traits of Business-Driven IT Leaders

White Papers
The New Transformational Leadership Demands in B2B Sales
Maximising The Opportunity Requires Investment in People
Driving Sustainable, Scalable and Repeatable Growth
Talent Recruiting in China is all About Transformational Leaders
Post Covid-19 Economy Fuels Faith in Crypto Trading
The New Normal After COVID-19
Digital Transformation After COVID-19
Digital Create-ups and the Winners in the War for Talent
To view more White Papers, visit https://hiec.com/category/white-papers/