CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Egon Zehnder, a global leader in executive search and leadership advisory services, announced today that Jason Hecker has joined the firm's Chicago office as a specialist in finding and developing executive talent for a wide range of positions. As a member of the Consumer Practice Group and the Chief Marketing Officers Practice, he is poised to be a valuable asset to companies seeking to drive fresh growth in challenging times.
A native of the U.S., Mr. Hecker joined Egon Zehnder after accumulating more than two decades of experience as a global business executive at established Fortune 500 companies including Kraft Foods Group, Inc. His achievements there included successfully managing major brand portfolios and driving the development of new products. Most recently he served as the chief commercial officer of PureCircle Limited, the world's leading innovator and producer of stevia sweeteners and flavors, where he pioneered global markets and expanded the sales infrastructure to enable vigorous growth.
Mr. Hecker holds a BS degree with distinction from the University of Michigan and an MBA with high distinction from the Kellogg School of Management.
"Finding and developing the right leadership talent is crucial for every company," says Douglas J. Kush, who heads Egon Zehnder's Chicago office. "Jason Hecker is himself a seasoned business executive with a knack for navigating transitions to new paradigms."
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Since 1964, Egon Zehnder has led the way in defining great leadership in the face of changing economic conditions, emerging opportunities, and evolving business goals. With more than 450 consultants in 69 offices and 41 countries around the globe, the firm works closely with public and private corporations, family-owned enterprises, and both nonprofit and government agencies to provide board advisory, CEO and leadership succession planning, executive search and assessment, and leadership development services. For more information, please visit www.egonzehnder.com and follow Egon Zehnder on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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