Evan Lindsay is a vice chairman of Heidrick & Struggles and is based in the Atlanta office. Having specialized in insurance and financial services for the past 20 years, Evan concentrates his search work on the CEO, CFO, and board of director functions. Evan has successfully completed senior-level searches for some of the world’s largest companies.
A seasoned search consultant, Evan possesses over 30 years of executive search experience. He has previously built and led the firm’s Insurance Practice before diversifying into all areas of financial services.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Evan was a partner with a multinational recruitment firm where he headed that firm’s US insurance practice. He also founded and operated his own firm which offered search, compensation studies, and organizational planning consulting services.
Evan first entered the search profession when KPMG Peat Marwick recruited him to start its search and human resource consulting practice in the Southeast. He later became a partner with this major public accounting firm. Before entering search, Evan was director of personnel for the Atlantic International Division of American Hospital Supply Corporation. His other corporate experience includes southeast regional personnel director for Pfizer and data processing consultant with Touche Ross.
Known as a preeminent observer and influencer of the insurance and financial services industries, Evan is frequently quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Best’s Review and the Financial Times.