Lucy Krell

Senior Partner

Lucy Krell is a Senior Partner with Kingsley Gate Partners. With more than 20 years of experience in executive search, she has successfully recruited senior executives for top management positions in diverse industry sectors for global, regional and local clients .

Overall, Lucy has executed more than 400 searches, during the course of which she has interviewed more than 3,000 Chilean and international executives. Prior to joining Kingsley Gate Partners, Lucy was a Partner with Caldwell and was a member of the Consumer, Retail and eCommerce, Industrial, Financial Services and Technology practices.

Lucy has an extensive career with other international search firms such as CTPartners and Heidrick & Struggles, where she was Managing Partner of the Santiago office and led several relevant searches for important clients such as Ernst & Young, Aramark, Falabella, Farmacias Ahumada, Gasco, Lan Chile, Mall Plaza, Novartis, Phelps Dodge, Sony, Entel, Dell Computers, Canal 13, BAT and CSAV, among many others.

Prior to entering the executive search industry, Lucy’s corporate experience includes time at Unilever, where she held management positions in marketing and sales for the Detergents and Personal Products divisions.

In 2012, Lucy was named one of the 100 women leaders of Chile by El Mercurio, the country’s leading newspaper, and Mujeres Empresarias, a think tank dedicated to support the development of women across the workforce.

Lucy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Universidad de Chile. She speaks fluent English and Hebrew, in addition to her native Spanish.

Lucy is based in the firm’s Santiago location

  • Consumer
  • Financial Services
  • Industrial
  • Technology