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Tim McNicholas

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Tim McNicholas is the Managing Partner of Egon Zehnder’s Boston office and leads our Human Resource practice in the United States. Tim has led the practice for several years and brings experience leading many of the largest CHRO/CPO searches conducted by the firm. Tim brings knowledge across best practices in talent management, rewards, HR business partnering, and HR operations.

Human resources has an increasingly strategic impact on business leadership. I understand the broad capabilities required to help human resources support companies as they transform and grow.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Tim worked in the fields of executive development and management consulting. In his roles as Vice President Executive Development at Siemens AG, Tim worked directly with the CEO, CFO, and CHRO to develop and execute new international hiring strategies to tap global sources of talent. Tim helped to redesign and launch new succession planning roadmaps and talent acceleration plans driving improved talent visibility. Tim was also responsible for the complete redesign of the executive education curriculum for the top 250 executives globally leading to new immersive learning courses that focused on leadership and collaboration. As the leader of Siemens Management Consulting in New York, Tim led strategy and operational improvement projects for the Siemens business executives in North America. He also spent time earlier in his career at A.T. Kearney and Booz-Allen Hamilton consulting to pharmaceutical and consumer products companies.

Tim has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Ohio State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

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CEO Insights — Volume 20

CEO Insights — Volume 20

The CEO Insights Series shares our latest and best thinking on the most definitive topics affecting CEO leadership and performance today. Read more

HR in Time of Crisis: A Catalyst for Change

HR in Time of Crisis: A Catalyst for Change

The pandemic and the social context of Black Lives Matter has created a new set of challenges and opportunities for the People function. Read more

Move Over, Customer Experience

Move Over, Customer Experience

We’re in a new era. Our leaders must think beyond customer experience and focus on total Human Experience, which takes into account both employees… Read more

A Global Conversation About HR

A Global Conversation About HR

A 5-part report on how HR leaders can reshape the future of the function. Read more

Do the Right Thing and Do It Well

Do the Right Thing and Do It Well

What can CHROs do to enhance their HR function and take it to the next level? In a bid to answer this tough question… Read more

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