Martha Maldonado


Martha Maldonado is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Monterrey and Mexico City offices and a member of the Industrial and CEO & Board of Directors practices. With more than 14 years of executive search experience, she specializes in industrial practice, working with clients in automotive, packaging, chemicals, manufacturing, and engineering.


Martha focuses on clients based in Mexico and brings extensive expertise in executive search, honing strategies and relationships across diverse industries such as the industrial sector, consumer goods and family business. Her tenure as a trusted advisor spans multinational and national corporations, ensuring tailored solutions.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Martha was a partner at two global executive search firms, amassing over 14 years of experience. Her adeptness in identifying top talent and delivering bespoke solutions serves as a testament to her value in the field.

Martha is an entrepreneur, having founded her own industrial sales business in Northeast Mexico, where she gained firsthand experience in business development and relationships. She has a proven track record of excellence, providing strategic guidance that drives organizational growth and competitive advantage.


American Chamber Mexico, Executive Women Development Program

Universidad Iberoamericana, Leadership Skills

Universidad Iberoamericana, Human Development