LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlos Garcia has been named head of the Los Angeles office of Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: HSII), a premier provider of executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping worldwide. He will continue to be active within the firm's Supply Chain & Operations Practice and working with clients in the healthcare and life sciences sectors.
"Carlos is a natural choice to lead the office," said Ron Lumbra, Americas Regional Managing Partner, Heidrick & Struggles. "His roots in Los Angeles run deep and he is known to clients and colleagues as an astute counselor who understands the firm and issues facing our clients both globally and in California."
Garcia joined Heidrick & Struggles from a global executive search firm where he served as Senior Client Partner. His specialty is placing functional leaders in Supply Chain and Operations positions.
Garcia began his career with Pfizer in an accelerated leadership development program and then worked as Packaging Manager. Garcia then worked at Booz & Co. in Operations and Manufacturing Strategy leading business transformation programs across the Americas and Europe. He ascended through the organization to become Vice President. Since 2004 Garcia has worked in the retained executive search sector and led searches for leaders in sourcing, procurement, manufacturing and related professions.
Garcia earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Haverford College in Pennsylvania. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University in operations management, marketing and management of organizations. Garcia currently Chairs the Board of Directors of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services and is a member of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) as well as the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).
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