Scott Adams


Office Location: Atlanta

Phone: +1 404 6827400

Scott Adams is a principal based in Heidrick & Struggles’ Atlanta office and a member of the Global Industrial Practice. He focuses on engagements within the Supply Chain & Operations Officers Practice and also works with organizations in various other industries.

With over 10 years of executive search experience, Scott is responsible for developing client relationships across a broad range of companies and industries from public to private, private equity-owned to smaller start-ups, and global Fortune 500 companies. Scott is also responsible for leading the execution and delivery of single-search mandates, focusing on a large number of functional areas including supply chain and operations, human resources, sales and marketing, finance, legal and others.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Scott led the North American Supply Chain and Operations Practice at another international executive search firm. He was also a senior recruitment advisor at a large international recruiting firm in Toronto, where he was responsible for client relationships, execution and delivery for a wide array of leading global engineering firms.

Scott started his career at a large international business information company, where he led sales teams in both Canada and Europe, including time living in Bratislava, Slovakia.


He received his bachelor’s degree with honors from Trent University in Canada.

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