Patrick Cadman
Patrick Cadman

Patrick Cadman

Regional Managing Partner


Patrick Cadman is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Sydney office and regional managing partner of the Consumer Markets Practice in Asia Pacific & Middle East. He is also a member of the CEO & Board of Directors Practice in Australia and New Zealand.


Patrick focuses on chief executive officer, non-executive director, managing director, human resources director, and sales & marketing director searches in the consumer products (FMCG) and retail, as well as consumer private equity industries in Australia and New Zealand. He has experience filling regional and global leadership roles for some of the firm's largest consumer company clients.

The key relationship lead for many local, regional, and global clients, Patrick has conducted numerous chief executive officer, non-executive director, managing director and general manager searches, as well as all other C-suite functions.

A former senior marketing leader, Patrick also specializes in marketing searches across all types of industries in Australia and New Zealand.

Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Patrick worked in international sales, marketing, and general management positions with the global specialty paper manufacturer ArjoWiggins. He joined as a graduate trainee based in the United Kingdom, France, Hong Kong, and Japan and had responsibility for markets in Latin America, the Indian sub-continent, Ireland, and Scandinavia.


Nottingham Trent University, UK, Honors Degree in European Business

Université Grenoble Alpes, France, DUT (GEA)