Egon Zehnder International Names Manuel de Miranda to Lead US HR Practice

Dec 06, 2010, 09:00 ET from Egon Zehnder International

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Manuel de Miranda, has assumed leadership of Egon Zehnder International's U.S. HR Practice.  Dr. de Miranda has played a key role in establishing strong momentum and growth in the HR function across the U.S., according to Alan Hilliker, Managing Partner of the firm's New York office.

As leader of the U.S. HR Practice, de Miranda will be responsible for building the brand and deepening relationships in the HR community. "We are excited by the passion, innovation, focus and drive that we expect Manuel will bring to this role," said Hilliker.

Prior to joining EZI, de Miranda served as Vice President Strategic Marketing at Lafarge North America and in a number of line management positions with Shell in several countries. In his last role with Shell he was General Manager of Shell Aviation for North and West Africa.

Dr. de Miranda received his Ph.D. in politics from Cambridge University, and has Political Science degrees from the University of Western Ontario and the University of Windsor. He lives and works in New York City.

About Egon Zehnder International

Egon Zehnder International is one of the largest privately-held executive search firms in the world with nearly 400 consultants operating from 63 wholly owned offices in 37 countries.  The firm specializes in senior-level executive search, board consulting and director search, management appraisals, and talent management.  Egon Zehnder International's clients range in size from the world's largest corporations to emerging growth companies to government and regulatory bodies and major educational and cultural organizations. Egon Zehnder International has sector specialists organized into global practices. These include Industrial, Financial Services, Consumer, Life Sciences, Technology & Communications, Services, Private Capital and Sovereign Wealth Funds. For more information visit

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