SAN FRANCISCO, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to overwhelming demand from clients within the worldwide smart car vehicle ecosystem, Global Advisory and Executive Search firm Heads! Executive Consultancy announced today Mark Webster's appointment as Global Practice Co-Leader of a new Smart Car Vehicle Practice, located in their San Francisco and Palo Alto offices.
"For some time, Mark has been advising clients on talent strategy within the increasingly integrated industries of automotive and TMD (telematics, media, digital) vehicle technology. Mark's deep roots in Silicon Valley and world class knowledge of the smart car ecosystem position him to lead this burgeoning practice," said Jeff DeFazio, Managing Partner, San Francisco.
"Our recent work in the valley with BMW, Volkswagen, QuantumScape, Tula Technology and Wrightspeed along with Marks deep knowledge of battery and digital technology, made this decision essential to better serve our global clients and advise them on talent related matters in EMEA, N. America and APAC," said Barbara Hartmann, Co-Practice leader, Munich Germany. Talent migration and talent pedigrees are radically changing within this ecosystem. No one understands and coordinates better across our firm and in this smart car vehicle eco system than Mark and Barbara.
Mark Webster is a Managing Partner in Heads! Palo Alto office. Mark is a Member of the Advisory Board US LADAR (an EO System design company with the primary goal of providing state-of-the-art synthetic vision with emphasis on autonomous navigation enabling technology). He is a member of the Advisory board for IONU Security, Inc. and Moasis Global, a software company with an Intelligent Location Engine™ powered by Geo-Grid™ Technology, as well as Range Technology, a hardware/software company with Active Fuel Management devices for cars, trucks and SUV's.
About Heads! International
Heads! is global executive consultancy focused on advising leaders on their most critical hiring needs including recruiting both senior-level executives and non-executive directors; advising Public, Private and Investor-backed companies in Smart Car Vehicles, 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 40 partners and 12 offices across North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia all operating under one P&L.
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