Joseph Patrick Anthamatten


Joe Anthamatten is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Los Angeles office and a member of Heidrick Consulting. He is a trusted client partner who helps senior leaders, teams, and organizations create healthy, high-performance cultures to drive results that matter. His rich consulting and Fortune 100 corporate experience bring practical insights to clients.


As a consultant, he has worked across sectors and geographies to develop leaders, coach teams, and shape organizational cultures. Most of his career has involved advising senior leaders on strategic matters. He understands the challenge of driving results and sustaining excellence over time.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Joe held leadership positions in marketing, finance, and culture at FedEx’s world headquarters for 20 years. As a culture leader, he led their enterprise-level culture revitalization, working directly with the CEO, CIO and senior executive team to influence transformation across the globe. This spanned five operating companies and the integration of a complex $4.8B global acquisition. He saw firsthand the power of leadership and culture to drive innovation, collaboration, and inspiration that leads to improved bottom-line performance.

He is fluent in Spanish and is an International Coaching Federation-certified coach.


The University of Memphis, International MBA

The University of Memphis, Bachelor of Business Degree in International Business and Foreign Languages