Irene Sitbon


Office Location: San Francisco

Phone: +1 415 981 2854

Irene is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ office and a member of the Human Resources Officers Practice. Her search work focuses on chief human resources officers and their teams for pre-IPO to Fortune 100 companies, primarily in the technology and life sciences industries. She has a particular interest in the world of work and the innovative and disruptive trends coming from the Bay Area in this space.

Irene began her executive search career with a retained global search firm and later joined a boutique firm specialized in executive diversity placements.

Originally from France, Irene started her career in the media as the documentary acquisition manager of Canal + Group, one of France’s leading media groups, now owned by Vivendi


Irene earned a master of business administration degree from the Simmons School of Management, a master of arts degree in organizational psychology from Boston University, and a bachelor of science degree in journalism from Boston University.