As a partner in Heidrick & Struggles' Milan office, Alessandra Bassetti is a partner-in-charge, Italy and a member of the firm's global Consumer Markets and Financial Officers practices.
Having joined the firm in 2000, Alessandra works on domestic and cross-border projects within the retail, fashion, luxury, fast moving consumer goods, food, media, entertainment, hospitality & leisure industries.
Within consumer markets her activities include a diverse range of functions encompassing CEO, general management, marketing, sales, retail, merchandising, human resources and communications. Across diversified industries, she has gained strong functional executive search expertise in the area of financial officers. She also has expertise in the design and creative functions as one of the firm's practice founders. She is a co-author of the white paper, When the brand is your boss.
Alessandra also has significant experience in family business advisory while collaborating with Italian medium- to large-scale multinational groups of entrepreneurial nature and global presence.