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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Navigating the Future of Manufacturing with AI: A Leadership Perspective by Lucas Schellenberg

14th May 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of modern manufacturing, artificial intelligence (AI) stands out as a transformative force, reshaping the traditional paradigms of production and operational efficiency. As Global Managing Partner at H.I. Executive Consulting, Lucas Schellenberg understands the pivotal role visionary leadership plays in harnessing the potential of AI to achieve operational excellence. His insights are particularly relevant in the context of Industry 4.0, where the integration of AI with digital and physical systems forms the backbone of smart factories.

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The Path to your first Corporate Board Role, Part III: Network – by Mary Francia

21st July 2022

In parts one and two of this series, we looked at the preparation and research needed to achieve a Board role. Further steps on your journey include leveraging your network and…

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Exploring the new transformational leadership demands in B2B sales

13th July 2022

The last few years has changed not only the way we live our lives and the way we interact with people, but the very way we do business has transformed.…

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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…

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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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