Claudio Fernández-Aráoz is a top global expert on hiring and promotion decisions as well as leadership assessment and development, having spent nearly 30 years as an executive search and talent consultant with Egon Zehnder. Today, Fernández-Aráoz serves as a senior advisor to the Firm and is a frequent lecturer at Harvard Business School. He is a sought after speaker at business gatherings across the Americas, Europe and Asia. He serves as counsel to CEOs of the world’s largest companies, and the world’s most esteemed governmental leaders. During the course of his career with Egon Zehnder, Fernández-Aráoz has interviewed more than 20,000 executives in more than 40 countries and has had intimate career discussions with more than 4,000. His 2007 leadership book, "Great People Decisions" was a global best-seller.