Thomas joins from Accenture, a Fortune 500 Technology Services firm, where he served as the Global Head of Leadership Talent Acquisition in their Products Group, a $9.5B business unit. In this role, he was responsible for the hiring of Senior Managing Directors across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific, and leading diversity initiatives resulting in 31%+ gender diversity at the MD level.

“Having had the opportunity to contract other tier 1 firms in the retained search space, I selected HIEC for their flexibility, speed of delivery and domain knowledge as the best in class firm,” said Thomas Aprill, Partner, HIEC. “Additionally noteworthy is HIEC proven track record of delivering a global cross-border service to their clients, driven by their one global P&L company structure.”

“Such a reputable search executive as Thomas joining us is a confirmation of the success and trusted reputation we’ve earned with our clients over the last decade,” commented Tim Robson, Managing Partner and Global Technology & Professional Services Lead, HIEC. “Thomas will play a key role in strengthening our Technology and Professional Services work given his extensive experience leading executive team buildouts for his previous employers, including Fortune 500 firms. Our integrated global platform will allow him to leverage our resources to deliver outstanding talent and advisory services to our clients.”

Prior to joining Accenture, Thomas led Executive Recruitment at Genpact. He joined Genpact to build the North American executive recruitment team that was transitioning from India to the United States at the time, a goal that he successfully accomplished in 18 months. He additionally served as Senior Practice Leader for Financial Services & Insurance practice lines at Infosys, and Associate Director Recruiting at Cognizant. Thomas held various Sales, Product Management, and Marketing roles earlier in his career for Compuware and Unisys.