Since Heidrick & Struggles opened in 1953, our Automotive Practice experts have helped companies in this dynamic industry find a way to grow and prosper. The search for talent is more critical now than ever because of the magnitude of issues currently impacting the industry. We recognize the leadership challenges that automotive companies face from the boardroom to the factory floor.

We serve every region of the globe, from emerging markets in China, India, Russia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, to the developed markets of the US, Europe and Japan. We have deep vertical experience in the following industry sectors:

  • Automotive manufacturers
  • Commercial vehicle manufacturers
  • Automotive and commercial vehicle parts manufacturers
  • Service providers to the automotive industry
  • Automotive and commercial vehicle dealerships
  • Aftermarket / retail parts and services

Our global presence combined with our reputation as a premier provider of search and leadership consulting services gives us unparalleled access to the best and brightest automotive talent around the world.


Markus Kaiser Markus Kaiser Managing Partner
Stefano Salvatore Stefano Salvatore Partner-In-Charge
Gregg McDonald Gregg McDonald Partner

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