|Heidrick & Struggles Taps Catherine Lepard to Lead Americas Retail Practice|
"Catherine brings judgment, energy and a strong track record of results into her new leadership role. She is absolutely hands-on when working with clients to find high-impact and culturally in-tune leaders to accelerate an organization's performance," said
"In today's hyperconnected multi-unit retail environment there are numerous challenges facing leaders today. Catherine brings a keen focus to understanding the customer, operational excellence, and the complexity of supply chain and cybersecurity in a digital age," said Snyder.
With more than 20 years of experience working on the front lines with leaders in the retail sector, Catherine focuses on helping her clients create the high performing teams they need to accelerate change and drive performance. Her work includes partnering with Boards and CEOs to conduct targeted talent benchmarking across industries and geographies.
Prior to joining
Lepard's early career experience focused on international merger and acquisition activities at a consulting firm serving Fortune 500 and venture capital-financed companies.
She received her bachelor's degree in Economics from the
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