May 23, 2014 – Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has named Dr. Jorge Barbat as a partner in its global life sciences practice. Dr. Barbat, who specializes in advising clients on complex talent strategies, will be based in Madrid. He was previously a partner with Macaya Consulting & Executive Search. As a healthcare and biopharmaceutical talent expert, Dr. Barbat has advised top companies and their boards of directors on corporate governance issues and global talent demands. "Across three continents and with more than 20 years of healthcare expertise, Jorge brings a practical approach and is a leader who has worked with global organizations of all shapes and sizes," said Luis Urbano, regional managing partner for Heidrick & Struggles Europe and Africa. "Jorge's arrival strengthens our global life sciences platform within the European market, enabling us to strengthen and drive additional business." Heidrick & Struggles is a provider of senior-level executive search and leadership advisory services, including succession planning, executive assessment, talent retention management, executive development, transition consulting for newly appointed executives, and M&A human capital integration consulting.
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