From an analysis of the latest industry trends to features about the effect of technology on the global executive search market, our H.I.E.C Insights provide you with the information and analysis you need to cope with a digitised search environment.


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Isabelle Nüssli joins H.I.E.C as Partner

16th November 2022

H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), the leading global transformational executive search firm, is pleased to announce that Isabelle Nüssli has joined the firm as a Partner, based in Zurich, Switzerland. Isabelle brings a wealth of experience from a portfolio of roles. She was Chairperson of Nussli Group, a leading international provider of infrastructure for sport & […]

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H.I.E.C appoints Stacey Mainiero as CEO

6th June 2022

Leading global Executive Search firm selects CEO for next stage of growth HIEC, the leading global transformational Executive Search firm, is delighted to announce the appointment of Stacey Mainiero as…

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H.I.E.C Austria Sustainability Interview Series

23rd May 2022

Welcome to the HIEC Austria Sustainability Interview Series. Sustainability is one of the most high profile topics of this decade, if not even of this century, and has enormous impact…

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The Path to your first Corporate Board Role, Part I: Preparation – by Mary Francia

18th May 2022

One of the most common questions I am asked as an Executive Search Partner that works with Boards and C-Suite is, “How do I get a seat on a Board…

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H.I.E.C ranked in the top 50 Executive Search firms by Forbes for the fourth consecutive year

3rd May 2022

H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC), is proud to announce that for a fourth consecutive year, the firm has been ranked in the top 50 on Forbes’ America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.…

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Executive search specialist or generalist? A new perspective – by Matt Schwartz

7th April 2022

When you’re looking for an executive search expert, should you pick a specialist or a generalist? It’s one of the oldest arguments in our industry… So let me give you…

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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

17th March 2022

Within Private Equity Funds we are seeing an increasing tendency to internalise functions such as talent, technology, data and digital and Go-To-Market/Pricing. Although there is yet to be a universal…

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H.I.E.C welcomes new North America Principal, David Rio

15th March 2022

H.I.E.C, the leading global executive search firm, is pleased to welcome David Rio as a Principal, based in Chicago, Illinois. David joins at a time of significant and sustained growth…

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How talent mapping can improve diversity – by Mary Francia

8th March 2022

A well-known US corporate is keen to increase the diversity of its leadership team, so it recruits an outstanding, in this case Black, woman to head a key division of…

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The H.I.E.C Private Equity Podcast

21st February 2022

The HIEC Private Equity Podcast is a series of in-depth discussions with some of the most significant and insightful personalities impacting critical areas in business and related Private Equity topics…

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H.I.E.C Private Equity Series, Part II: Executive Search for Private Equity, adding value through market connectivity – by Ed Fanshawe

8th February 2022

I am often asked, “Why are executive search firms good partners for PE/VC firms looking to build management teams.” Coming from an investment background and having built my own businesses…

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Why your sustainability leader must sit at your top table – by Mary Francia

1st February 2022

Congratulations, you’ve just hired a senior sustainability expert. Your company is excited to show that you’re taking sustainability seriously. But if your new hire is reporting to the head of…

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Ed Fanshawe promoted to Managing Partner

25th January 2022

Ed joined H.I.E.C in early 2020 from a leading boutique search firm. As a Managing Partner based in London, Ed will be leading the growth of H.I.E.C’s Private Equity Solutions…

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