Michael Ethington


Michael Ethington is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office and a member of the global Industrial and Financial Officers practices.


Michael focuses on chief financial officer and other functional leadership assignments for manufacturing, distribution, and services companies across the industrial and consumer sectors. He works with a diverse client base ranging from Fortune 500 companies to private equity-backed portfolio companies.

Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Michael worked at another global executive search firm as a director of talent acquisition within the private equity and industrial practice groups. He executed numerous executive search assignments for private equity-backed portfolio companies.


Indiana University, Bachelor’s Degree in Management