Insights

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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Harmonizing Circular Economy and Eco-Smart Manufacturing for a Holistic Sustainable Future by Michael Baumann

25th September 2023

In today’s world, the call for sustainability is louder than ever, and the stakes are high. The circular economy, with its transformative approach to production and consumption, has emerged as a robust answer to the crisis of resource depletion, environmental degradation, and economic inefficiency. Simultaneously, the advent of Industry 4.0 technologies has paved the way […]

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Latest Insights From HIEC

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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Melissa Reed promoted to Managing Partner

17th January 2022

Melissa joined H.I.E.C 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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H.I.E.C welcomes new North America Partner, Mary Francia

25th October 2021

H.I.E.C H.I. Executive Consulting), 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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