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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, and investor-backed clients on key positions including Chief Executive and Non-Executive Director as well as a wide range of general management and functional leadership roles. […]

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17th March 2020

In light of the ongoing developments around Covid-19, we appreciate that there could be a significant disruption to your businesses and the wider economy and felt it important to underline…

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Rob Carter joins HIEC to focus on Global Software & Services

26th February 2020

H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC), the leading global executive search firm, welcomes Rob Carter as a Principal. Based out of Raleigh, North Carolina, he will focus on growing and serving HIEC’s global…

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Ed Fanshawe joins HIEC as Partner with focus on European Private Equity

5th February 2020

H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC), the leading global executive search firm, welcomes Ed Fanshawe as a Partner. Based out of London, he will focus on delivering value for Private Equity clients…

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HIEC Potluck & Charity Fundraiser for Children

23rd December 2019

This year the HIEC global teams organized several regional Pot Luck lunches to raise charitable donations for local foster homes and Children’s hospitals in need. New York, London, Munich, Hong…

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HIEC acquires Stanton Chase International (Switzerland) Ltd.

19th December 2019

We are pleased to announce that Stanton Chase International (Switzerland) Ltd. has become part of H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC). As part of the acquisition, Lucas Schellenberg and Philippe Tschannen, Managing…

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HIEC Launches a New Office in Vienna, Austria

13th November 2019

On November 7th, Kärntner Straße 7 – in the heart of Vienna’s city center – was the hot spot for Austria’s leading executive managers. The reason for this exclusive get-together…

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Tim Robson’s Interview with The Tech Talks Daily Podcast

30th October 2019

Tim Robson, Global Managing Partner at HIEC, recently spoke with Neil Hughes from The Tech Talks Daily Podcast. In the interview Tim discusses how digitized economies have created demand for…

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US-China Trade War and Impacts on the European Auto Industry

20th August 2019

In 2018, the auto industry globally faced flat sales and now, on the first anniversary of America’s trade war with China, it is nearly impossible for most global companies to…

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Asian Capital into London Property

12th August 2019

The Asian capital has been pouring into the London property market for some time now. Since CC Land’s acquisition of the Leadenhall building, Asian investors have continued to acquire London’s…

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What It Takes to Create a Digital-First C-suite

29th July 2019

Melissa Reed, Partner at H.I. Executive Consulting, authored yet another think tank piece for the WWD Magazine about the need for retail executives to know the basics of the latest…

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Evolution of the C-Suite: What Changes Can We Anticipate in the Coming Years?

23rd July 2019

Tim Robson, a Global Managing Partner at HIEC, addresses the future of C-suite in his most recent article for HR Daily Advisor. The makeup of the C-suite continues to change,…

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Where to Find Your Next AI Leader

24th June 2019

In his recent article for Mediapost, Tim Robson, a Global Managing Partner at HIEC, discusses the growing need for AI-savvy marketing leaders and where to locate them in the market.…

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