The digital evolution has created significant structural and technological changes that have transformed consumer behaviour. Leaders capable of steering businesses through this digital-first landscape must be highly data-driven, adaptive, innovative and analytical, with exceptional competency in navigating a multi-channel environment.

At H.I.E.C, we harness our global network, covering Private Equity portfolio and corporate landscapes, to cross-fertilise outstanding talent that will empower organisations to master innovation and disruption, and deliver growth. Our intuitive grasp of different cultures, our solution-oriented approach, and the quality of our execution is central to our success, making us a trusted adviser and a long-term strategic partner to our clients.

Long-term Strategic Partnership

We work with international corporations to family-run businesses across every sub-sector of the consumer pool of industries, helping them to analyse optimal structures and identify business critical needs.

We work with clients across:

    • Apparel & Footwear
    • Luxury Brands
    • Department Stores and Variety
    • Specialty Retailers
    • Grocery
    • Watches & Jewellery
    • Health, Beauty & Wellness
    • Home & DIY
    • Sporting Goods
    • Consumer, Electronics, Mobile & Entertainment
    • Fast-moving Consumer Goods
    • Food Services
    • Consumer Services & Leisure
    • Hotels & Hospitality

Reference Projects

  • Chairman – PE backed global hospitality group
  • Chairman – PE backed omnichannel retailer
  • CEO – luxury listed global retailer
  • Chief Data Officer – global consumer goods
  • Chief Executive Officer – international luxury fashion brand
  • Chief Executive Officer – PE backed DTC apparel brand
  • Chief Data & Analytics Officer – listed Fortune 500 hospitality group
  • Chief Executive Officer UK – Private global media group
  • Chief Financial Officer – PE backed specialist retailer
  • Chief Financial Officer – PE backed global media group
  • Chief People Officer – FTSE250 consumer digital
  • Chief Marketing Officer – Major UK multiple retailer
  • Chief Marketing Officer – global premium brand
  • Managing Director – international beauty retailer
  • President APAC & ANZ – global listed beauty and lifestyle group
  • Chief Commercial Officer – PE backed international fashion and lifestyle
  • Group Digital Transformation Director – Major food manufacturer
  • Chief Commercial Officer – PE backed food disruptor