H.I.E.C appoints Stacey Mainiero as CEO

Leading global Executive Search firm selects CEO for next stage of growth

HIEC, the leading global transformational Executive Search firm, is delighted to announce the appointment of Stacey Mainiero as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), based in New York.

Stacey joins HIEC from ZRG Partners Inc where she held the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), managing and overseeing the firm’s global corporate activity of retained executive search and talent management across their global offices.

In this role Stacey provided leadership and direction across the operational functions of the firm including finance, IT, HR, recruitment and research. During her time at ZRG Stacey successfully obtained Private Equity investment to fuel the ongoing growth of the firm.

Stacey has over twenty years of leadership experience, having previously held a number of roles including operating as an Executive Search Partner in her own right and as Senior Director of Operations at Korn Ferry.

The appointment of a CEO marks another important milestone in the growth and evolution of HIEC as a firm and will further support the expansion of the business in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions.

HIEC Chairman, Michael Bornhaeusser:

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Stacey to HIEC during an exciting period for the firm. We are a fast growing organization focused on delivering transformational leaders for our digital focused clients and Stacey’s skills and experience will prove invaluable as HIEC enters the next phase of its growth acceleration journey with expansion into new markets and territories. I wish Stacey every success in her new role.“

HIEC CEO, Stacey Mainiero:

“I am thrilled to be joining HIEC at such a pivotal point in the firm’s development. HIEC is already a leading global Executive Search firm with a strong reputation for delivering transformational leaders for its clients. I look forward to working with our clients and colleagues as we move into the next stage of HIEC’s growth.”