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At Egon Zehnder, we believe that the Chief Human Resources Officer has both the responsibility and the privilege of owning an organization’s talent agenda. This is a significant change from the days when HR was seen as an adjunct to the C-suite. Today, anyone who values leadership understands just how critical human capital is. That means companies must both select great leaders and develop others internally as business leaders in their own right. This new reality applies particularly to HR leaders, who can no longer operate in a siloed environment as functional or technical experts and who must understand the broader business challenges that any company faces. They must contribute to the solution.

Our Chief Human Resources Officers Practice understands this paradigm shift. We are committed to partnering with HR Directors as they continue to develop themselves, their teams, and their organizations for a future radically different from the one in which they came of age. Understanding that the world needs better leaders, we also want to bring the best in class HR Officers to you, whether from the outside, via a search, or from the inside, by developing your brightest.

Our consultants, many of whom come from the function itself, and others, long-term advisors to the HR community, have direct experience in the businesses we serve. And with 68 offices worldwide, we have the reach to help solve your HR challenges in any part of the world.

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Gizem Weggemans

Gizem Weggemans

London

Global Lead

Gizem Weggemans, based in London, leads Egon Zehnder’s HR Officers Practice as well as its Communications and Public Affairs Officers practices…

Tim McNicholas

Tim McNicholas

Boston

US Lead

Timothy McNicholas, based in Boston, leads Egon Zehnder’s Human Resources Practice in North America.

Lisa Zonino

Lisa Zonino

New York

Lisa Zonino, based in New York, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services Practice, where she helps clients attract, retain…

Benito Cachinero

Benito Cachinero

New York

Benito Cachinero-Sánchez, based in New York City, is an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Leadership Solutions and Human Resources Practice Groups.

Jennifer Read

Jennifer Read

New York

Jennifer Read, based in the New York office, is a member of Egon Zehnder’s Health and Human Resources practices.

Calvin Yee

Calvin Yee

New York, Los Angeles

Calvin Yee, based in New York and Los Angeles, is the Global Lead for Egon Zehnder’s Media, Entertainment & Sports Practice…

Gregg LeStage

Gregg LeStage

Boston

Based in Boston, Gregg LeStage is the Director in Egon Zehnder’s Leadership Advisory Practice.

Jeffrey Otto

Jeffrey Otto

Atlanta

Jeff Otto, based in Atlanta, has deep experience in manufacturing, distribution, engineering, quality control, and strategy consulting.

Alison Lohr

Alison Lohr

Atlanta

Alison Lohr, based in Atlanta, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Consumer Products Practice.

Simmi Singh

Simmi Singh

Chicago, Washington, D.C.

Simmi Singh is an expert on governance and leadership development, counseling investors, founders, and boards on governance matters, board…

Jennifer Pack McDill

Jennifer Pack McDill

Chicago

Jennifer Pack McDill, based in Chicago, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Executive Assessment and Development Practice. She is a trusted advisor to clients…

Angel Gallinal

Angel Gallinal

Miami

Angel V. Gallinal, based in Miami, draws on 17 years of experience as an advisor to companies seeking to attract, develop…

Wrendon Hunt

Wrendon Hunt

Houston

Wrendon Perry Hunt, based in Houston, is active across Egon Zehnder’s Industrial Practice. He draws on his broad management experience to help clients…

Guhan Selva

Guhan Selva

Los Angeles, Palo Alto

Based in Los Angeles and Palo Alto, Guhan is active in Egon Zehnder’s Digital, Technology and Consumer practices.

Lindsay Trout

Lindsay Trout

Palo Alto

Lindsay Trout has spent her career helping companies and their leaders succeed in the digital era. Based in Palo Alto…

Martha Josephson

Martha Josephson

Palo Alto

Martha Josephson, based in Palo Alto, is the founder and leader of the global Digital segment of Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications…

Thought Leadership on Human Resources

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