Heidrick & Struggles, a premier provider of executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping worldwide, builds on its global technology expertise with the addition of Gustavo Alba to the firm. He will be based in the New York office.

Alba joins Heidrick & Struggles with 20 years of experience advising clients on executive recruiting needs and talent acquisition strategies within management consulting, technology services, and business advisory services.

"Gustavo brings a deep understanding of how leaders can navigate transformation as the professional services industry faces massive disruption, technological advancements, and increasing pressure to be agile," said Mike Cullen, Global Managing Partner for Heidrick & Struggles' Global Technology & Services Practice. "His invaluable expertise will help identify differentiating talent and drive growth both for the firm and our clients."

Previously, Alba served as managing partner of Beecher Reagan's New York Office, focusing on helping to identify CEOs and other executive leaders across professional services organizations. Prior to that, he was the head of global recruiting at Booz & Company, reporting into the CHRO, where he strategically positioned the firm's recruiting platform to meet and exceed the overall business objectives.

Currently, Alba serves on the advisory boards of both Tenlegs and People.Co.

He completed the High Impact Leadership Program at Columbia University and received a B.A. in Marketing from Florida International University.

SOURCE: Heidrick & Struggles