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H.I.E.C and Software Club Forge Strategic Partnership

20th June 2024

H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), a leading global executive search firm, is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with Software Club (or SWC), one of the most exciting fundamental business value research platforms focused exclusively on the analysis of Public and Privately owned Software and Technology companies for Private Equity funds and Professional Investors.

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Heads Up with Nicolay Merkt, Chief Customer Officer, GALERIA Karstadt Kaufhof

11th July 2023

Nicolay Merkt is a highly experienced E-Commerce and Marketing Executive with a strength in profitable scaling B2C-business models. Currently, he serves as the Chief Customer Officer at the largest German…

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The Importance of Sustainability Leadership in Corporate Organizations

27th June 2023

The German ‘Lebensmittel Zeitung’ (leading trade and business paper of the consumer goods sector) recently published an insightful article based on an interview with Carmen Koch, Partner Consumer, Retail, and…

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Empowering LGBTQ+ Voices in the Workplace – H.I.E.C Managing Partner Heather Grayson Headlines in BentallGreenOak’s Asia Pride Panel

15th June 2023

We are delighted to announce that Heather Grayson, H.I.E.C Managing Partner based in Singapore, recently served as a keynote speaker at BentallGreenOak’s Asia Pride Alliance Panel on June 2nd. With…

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Heads Up with Michael Kliger, CEO, Mytheresa

12th June 2023

Michael Kliger is the Chief Executive Officer of Mytheresa, where he has helped the luxury online retailer scale its business while maintaining operating profitability at levels ahead of rival e-commerce…

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The CGAIO: Transforming Business with Generative AI by Tony Leng

30th May 2023

Generative AI, often referred to as the next big thing, is poised to have a profound impact on the business landscape, comparable to the introduction of the Internet. This technology…

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CIO Leadership Qualities required for a successful Digital Transformation by Tony Leng

16th May 2023

For a successful digital transformation, there are two domains that the Chief Information Officer or Chief Digital Officer (CIO/CDO) needs to be effective in for them to have impact. Tony…

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Heads Up with Marc Jacheet, CEO, De Beers Brands at De Beers Group

15th May 2023

Marc has a wealth of luxury goods, luxury jewellery, marketing and digital experience gained over a 25 year international career – most recently as President of Tiffany & Co. Europe,…

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New rules for online marketplaces (German)

10th May 2023

Although the eCommerce market as a whole continues to grow strongly and classified platforms and online marketplaces are gaining popularity in Europe, there was a 10.5% decline in the EU…

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

10th May 2023

H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C) is delighted to announce that it has secured a spot in the top 50 of Forbes’ America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms list for the fifth consecutive…

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Tony Leng joins H.I.E.C as Managing Partner, CIO & CTO Global Leader

21st March 2023

H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), the leading global transformational executive search firm, is pleased to announce that Tony Leng has joined the firm as a Managing Partner and CIO & CTO…

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: What difference does a difference make?

7th February 2023

By Ken Wilcox, Partner As an African American partner at H.I.E.C, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is, unsurprisingly, a subject that is near and dear to my heart. Having served…

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Media & Entertainment: The Landscape for 2023 by Imogen Carter

26th January 2023

The World Bank is predicting a global recession in 2023, expecting GDP growth of only 1.7% which would be the slowest growth rate since 1993, outside of the 2009 and…

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