Overview

Elsie Zhang is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Tokyo office and a member of Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice. She is well-known for her high quality of execution and consulting capability. With thorough culture and market understanding and an innovative global mindset, Elsie provides valuable and dynamic consultations to the clients and candidates to facilitate their success in business and career.

Experience

Elsie specializes in recruiting C-suite leaders in all functions for multinational corporations, including start-up, middle-sized, and Fortune 1000 companies across Japan and other continents. She has a long, proven track record in the manufacturing industry, covering chemistry and material, equipment and automation, professional services, transportation, and energy.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Elsie worked for another global executive search firm where she led the industrial practice for the Japanese market. Before entering the executive search industry, she worked at a leading Japanese electronics manufacturer in China and gained extensive knowledge and experience in broad commercial areas, covering global account management, sales growth, quality, and logistics.

Elsie grew up in Beijing, China, and moved to Japan in 2010. She speaks native Chinese, fluent English, and Japanese.

Education

Beijing University of Technology, BA in English Language and Literature