Heidrick & Struggles Hires Partner In LA
Heidrick & Struggles, a provider of Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Culture Change services worldwide, has announced the appointment of Carlos Garcia as Partner within its Supply Chain and Operations Practice.
Mr Garcia, who will be based in Los Angeles, joins from a global executive search firm, where he served as senior client partner. Mr Garcia's primary focus at Heidrick & Struggles will be growing the practice in the pharmaceutical, biologic and medical technology sectors.
"Supply chain and operations is a strategic talent initiative for our firm. It is a functional practice that touches all aspects of our business. Carlos has a proven track record in the market and adds an extensive strategic bend to each conversation. He has the global access and consultative approach that our clients expect," said Brad Berke, Managing Partner of the Global Supply Chain and Operations Practice.
Mr Garcia began his career with Pfizer in an accelerated leadership development program. He later worked at Booz & Co. in Operations and Manufacturing Strategy, leading business transformation programs across the Americas and Europe, and then became Vice President. Since 2004, Mr Garcia has worked in the retained executive search sector and led searches for leaders in sourcing, procurement, manufacturing and related professions.
A member of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Mr Garcia earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Haverford College in Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University. He currently chairs the board of directors of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services.
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