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The Path to your first Corporate Board Role, Part II: Research – by Mary Francia

22nd June 2022

In part one of this series, we looked at the preparation required to position yourself for a potential Board role. So, what comes next?  The next step on your Board journey is doing your research on the Boards you’re interested in. All too often, senior executives contact me to find out more about joining “a Board.” […]

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Latest Insights From HIEC

Melissa Reed promoted to Managing Partner

17th January 2022

Melissa joined HIEC in May 2018 and has over twenty years’ experience in retail and consumer executive search. Melissa has worked with a large number of leading international quoted, private,…

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Navigating the next wave of C-Suite changes – by Melissa Reed

2nd January 2022

There is no doubt at all that 2021 will be recorded as one of the most turbulent in recent memory, but brace yourself now as the biggest wave of C-Suite…

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Fighting the Wage War in 2022 – by Matt Schwartz

6th December 2021

So, you’ve identified a crucial hire. Their current base and bonus structure allows you to make them an offer worth considering. The problem is, they also have $500K in long-term…

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Melissa Reed sits on the judging panel for Movers & Shakers in Retail 2021

8th November 2021

HIEC’s Melissa Reed sat on the judging panel for the Retail Insider’s ‘The Top 80 Retail Movers & Shakers 2021’ report for the third consecutive year. The report celebrates the…

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HIEC welcomes new North America Partner, Mary Francia

25th October 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…

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HIEC Private Equity Series, Part I: The State of the Market – by Ed Fanshawe

18th October 2021

With so much going on in the Private Equity space, we sat down with HIEC Partner Ed Fanshawe to get his take on the hottest topics in regards to Executive…

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The role that had never existed… until now – by Matt Schwartz

12th October 2021

How do you fill a role that’s never before existed in your company… …And perhaps has never existed anywhere? That was the dilemma facing PepsiCo. They’d just acquired their bottlers,…

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HIEC welcomes four new Partners across APAC and Europe as it looks to further growth

16th September 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,…

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HIEC supports Volcon with successful search for CEO with the appointment of Jordan Davis

30th August 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…

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The Caring Economy, the Podcast episode with Toby Usnik & Christina Farrell Danka, Partner at H.I. Executive Consulting

3rd June 2021

Christina Farrell Danka, Partner at H.I. Executive Consulting, was recently featured on The Caring Economy podcast series with Toby Usnik. Toby’s podcast, The Caring Economy, features accomplished, responsible leaders about…

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HIEC welcomes new North America Partner, Brian Donohoe

19th May 2021

H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC), the 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…

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The Year of the Marketplace by Melissa Reed

9th April 2021

Whilst we are seeing extraordinary growth in the marketplace model, not everyone is going to win this race, particularly if they don’t address vital changes to operating model and leadership…

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