SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Executive Search and Advisory firm Heads! International today announced that Jeff DeFazio has joined the firm as Managing Partner, based out of its west coast offices. In addition to his regional leadership role, Jeff will play a global role in the firm's Consumer and Digital practices advising clients on the leadership imperatives associated with managing a dynamic mix of disruption, risk and opportunity and where Digital Transformation is front and center. Jeff has also been elected an Equity Partner.
"Securing the right globally-minded leader for our west coast presence is one of the most critical decisions our executive committee will make," said David Gabriel, North America Managing Partner.
DeFazio transitioned to Consulting and Executive Search with Egon Zehnder after having served as CEO for two private equity backed and high-growth consumer product businesses where he successfully led pivots in product mix as well as marketing and distribution strategies. Jeff cut his teeth in a series of executive roles at Jacuzzi, Kohler, Black & Decker and Coleman. DeFazio earned his MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and is a graduate of the University of Delaware.
DeFazio said, "I'm thrilled to be partnering with a high performance oriented consultancy with the reputation for advising Global Companies at the highest levels of leadership and governance. I see Heads! as the only true tier one global boutique firm, with an unwavering commitment to partner performance and client satisfaction."
Heads! is an international executive consultancy focused on recruiting both senior-level executives and non-executive directors; advising Public, Private and Investor-backed companies in the Digital & Technology, Consumer/Retail, Financial Services and Industrial sectors on leadership capital imperatives. Established in 1998 by a number of high profile executives as well as search and consulting professionals to challenge the predominant approach to executive search, Heads! has 120 consultants and 12 offices across North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
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