Goran Westberg

Partner in Charge

Office Location: Stockholm

Phone: +46 8 4067100

Göran Westberg is the partner in charge for Heidrick & Struggles’ Swedish office, based in Stockholm. A member of the firm’s CEO & Board Practice, he focuses primarily on senior-level assignments in industry and technology companies.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Göran was a senior client partner and managing director Sweden at another global executive search firm focusing predominantly on CEO & board assignments. Previously, he founded the Nordic branch of a search firm where he served as its managing director.

Prior to that, Göran served as senior vice president of human resources for an IT consulting business. He also worked for six years at Swedish telecommunication group, Ericsson, where he held various positions within its human resources and operational development functions.

Göran spent part of his career in the steel industry as vice president and senior vice president of human resources for Sandvik, Avesta, and the Uddeholm Group. He is fluent in English and Swedish.


Göran graduated from the Royal Staff College, MHS (Militärhögskolan).