Jeff Sanders

Co-managing partner, Heidrick & Struggles Intl.

Company Info: Heidrick & Struggles Intl.

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Address: 2740 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, Calif. 94010

Phone: 650-234-1536


Advice: Focus on environments where you can learn and have an impact.

Qualities sought in emerging leaders: An authentic leadership style, a consistent track record of delivering results, and an ability to create high-performing/loyal teams.

Sector specialization: Technology, consumer, industrial

Job function specialization: CEOs, board directors, COOs

Geographical Focus: North America

Companies I often recruit for: SC Johnson, Juniper Networks,, Starbucks, Dell

Favorite historical figure: Andrew Carnegie

Education: Univ. of Arizona, BS, Business Administration

Languages: English

Employment history: Heidrick & Struggles: Co-Managing Partner, North American CEO Practice, 2007 to present; Senior Partner, 2004-07; Partner, 2001-04; Principal, 2000-01

Other interests: Family, sports

Professional/Membership Affiliations: N/A

Experience in executive search consulting: 12 years

High Profile Placement: eBay board director, 2007

Other paths I might have pursued: Corporate leadership

The global business trend that will most influence corporate performance in the future: The impact that emerging markets will have on the global economy.

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