Francois Kouroriez


Francois Kouroriez is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Boston office and a member of the Financial Services Practice and the CEO & Board of Directors Practice. He leads the insurance sector in the Americas, and is broadly experienced across all segments of the insurance industry, from life, P&C, and health insurance, to reinsurance, brokers, and outsourcing services. Francois also brings to the role broad functional experience in finance, risk, product and distribution.


He works with companies across the digital landscape to recruit transformative leaders with expertise in e-commerce, digital marketing, big data and analytics. His focus is both in the United States, as well as international markets, leveraging his global cross-industry digital background.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Francois worked for another executive search firm in its global financial services and insurance recruiting practice, which he joined following a 20-year career with General Electric. He graduated from the GE Financial Management Program in the UK and joined the GE Corporate Audit Staff before joining GE Insurance, where he held a broad range of functional leadership roles. Francois is a multi-lingual global leader with first-hand experience living and working around the world in the Americas, Europe and Asia.


New York University, MBA

London School of Economics, MBA

HEC School of Management in Paris (TRIUM), MBA

Boston University, Bachelor Degrees in International Finance and Political Science