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Marcos Huergo

Country Manager
Spain

Marcos holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Oviedo and a Business Organization (Doctorate Program with Research Sufficiency) Master Degree from the University of Oviedo and the University of Limburg (Maastricht, The Netherlands).

He began his professional activity as associate professor of Business Organization at the University of Oviedo, developing research and teaching activities at the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences.

In 1998 he began his professional career in the field of consulting, as sectorial analyst in Analistas Financieros Internacionales (AFI) and later as financial advisor in Consejo Consultivo de Privatizaciones (SEPI).

In 2000 he becoma specialist in Change Management and Career Transition in the multinational MOA BPI Group, going through different positions of technical, commercial and managerial responsibility. He held this position until his appointment as Country Manager in Lee Hecht Harrison.

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Juan-Luis Goujon

Strategy & Business Development Director
Spain
An accomplished senior executive with an extensive leadership background in selling and delivering professional services to Fortune 500 and Middle market companies across geographies.Has  view of opportunities to disrupt professional services with new models using  such as machine learning. Strong business acumen including managing full P&L turnarounds as an Operating Partner for Private Equity and CEO in some of the fund companies. Lead and managed operations and teams in over 20 countries.
 
Sourced and closed acquisitions in the USA, and throughout Europe (including Russia). Career includes leadership roles with BPI group, MOA, BYLY Laboratories, Lois Jeans & Jackets (). 
 
Areas of excellence: Turnaround management, profitable growth, attracting and developing successful and engaged teams of professionals, M&A, culture change, enterprise reorganization & liquidation, trade union negotiations, very broad experience across industries and functions through different and successful consulting projects in automotive, food, manufacturing, and business services industries. among others. 
 
Fluent in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese with extensive multicultural diverse working experience.
President of the French American Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the FACC Foundation. 
Active member and Co-Chair of the Turnaround Management Association Finance committee. Member of the Private Directors Association and the Association for Corporate Growth.
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Pablo López

Financial Director Southern Europe
Spain

Pablo joined the Adecco Group in 2007 for taking the finance lead of Human Capital Solutions inside Adecco Group in Spain. Before, he worked many years as auditor in Deloitte, acquiring a vast experience in finance and operations.

 

From 2012 he is the finance manager for Spain and since 2012 he has been involved in several finance and controlling positions in LHH across EMEA, working in Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and Italy.


Bachelor degree on Business Management and Administration from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, he is bilingual and PDD by IESE – Universidad de Navarra.

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Natalia March

Operations Director
Spain

She has more than 18 years of experience in Human Resources, the last 15 focused on Workforce Transformation - as a Consultant and Project Manager - and since 2013 she holds Operations Director position in Lee Hecht Harrison Spain.

With English as a corporate language, it coordinates and manages the Delivery area, creating and implementing new procedures, participating in global and innovative projects, collaborating in new technological solutions development and offering high quality standards for service. 

Bachelor in Industrial Psychology, Natalia is also Certified in Coaching by the European School of Coaching.

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Macarena Serrano

Sales Director
Spain
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Macarena Serrano

Sales Director
Spain
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Macarena has more than 20 years of expertise in Sales & Team Management in HR market.

She started her career in The Adecco Group (1997), becoming Specialist in Talent Management & Organisational Transformation solutions. In 2009, Macarena came to Lee Hecht Harrison and now she leads the sales team as National Sales Director since 2018.

Degree in Law, Social Security and Work law, she has a Pedagogical Aptitude Certification, which allows her to combine her work in LHH with teaching in different Business Schools, as a teacher of Skills Management, Dismissal Notifications, Outplacement Programs and Change Management.

As a passionate and expert in Professional Career Management, she collaborates as an External Practice Tutor in the Management and HR Management Master’s Degree, at CEF.
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Belén Ferrer

Operations Director Madrid
Spain
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Belén Ferrer

Operations Director Madrid
Spain
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With more than 20 years of experience in Human Resource Consultancy, she joins to LHH team in 2017 as Manager of the Delivery Area in Madrid. She leads the expert team and guarantee the quality in the execution of the projects, Career Transition and Talent Development Programs. Focused on the quality of the service and in the “client experience”, she promotes the methodological innovation and continuous training in the team of professionals. Law degree (specialization in business law) by University San Pablo CEU, Master´s degree in Human Resources by CEF and Directive Development Program by IESE.
Laura Lluch

Laura Lluch

Human Resources Business Partner & Office Manager
Spain
Laura Lluch

Laura Lluch

Human Resources Business Partner & Office Manager
Spain
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With more than 20 years of experience in HR consulting, he began his career at LHH as an Office Manager at a national level. In 2017, he assumed the responsibility of becoming HRBP, a role that allows her to maintain his motivation to work with focus in People, providing a global vision of the organization's transformation strategy.

Her focus continues being the search of the equity between people and company, as well as the synergies with the Adecco group.

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Raquel de Sande

Marketing & Communications Manager
Spain
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Raquel de Sande

Marketing & Communications Manager
Spain
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Graduated in Audiovisual Comunication in the Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Raquel has a Master Degree in Graphic Design and Web development (Escuela Trazos). Moreover, she’s an online Marketing specialist by Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and nowadays studies a Corporate Communication high formation, by the International University of Valencia.

 

In her four years of experience at Lee Hecht Harrison, he has worked from carrying Online Communication (Community Management) to collaborating with the Sales Management team in the creation of the Communication & Marketing Strategy (Marketing & Communications Manager).

 

With strong customer & results orientation, Raquel manages a team of three people, ensuring the brand positioning goals in different areas (Online & Offline Communication Strategy, Corporate Events (see Talent Mobility Awards), Official Graphic style & Tone voice, supplier management, etc.)

 

Raquel speaks Spanish (native) and English, being a member of Global Marketing team, in order to ensure that local message & communications are aligned with the LHH global strategy.

 

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Ranjit de Sousa

President
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Ranjit de Sousa

President
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As President of Lee Hecht Harrison, Ranjit de Sousa leads Lee Hecht Harrison's global team including sales, strategy, service innovation and client service. Ranjit is responsible for driving Lee Hecht Harrison's aggressive growth and diversification plans.

 

Ranjit, based in Zurich, has worked in global business development, strategy and M&A for the Adecco Group and Lee Hecht Harrison (previously Executive Vice President EMEA Operations) in Zurich, Paris (2006-2007) and New York (2008-2009) while at the same time leading several key sales and account management teams for some of the division's largest clients.

 

Prior to joining Lee Hecht Harrison, he worked as partner and strategy consultant at Ziel Consulting, a boutique M&A and growth strategy firm based in Zurich, driving the company's growth during its start up phase.

 

His career began in 2001 at Monitor Group, gathering working experience as strategy consultant with a focus on market entry and growth topics in different Continental European countries. Ranjit holds an M.A. (lic. rer. publ. HSG) in economics, law and political science from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and studied at the Institut Universitaire de Hautes Études Internationales in Geneva (HEI). Between 2002 and 2005, he also was an assistant lecturer for Swiss public and private law at the University of St. Gallen.

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Peter Alcide

Senior Advisor
United States
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Peter Alcide

Senior Advisor
United States
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Having been instrumental in Lee Hecht Harrison’s growth story to industry leadership over nearly 25 years, 10 thereof at the helm as it’s President & COO, Peter continues to be part of LHH’s leadership in the role of senior advisor to Ranjit de Sousa, President and his Executive team; supporting the company in our plans to drive continued growth as well our relations with key clients.
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John Morgan

Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Americas
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John Morgan

Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Americas
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John Morgan is an experienced Management Consultant and Executive in the Talent Development industry. John has 20 years of experience in professional services and is currently Chief Operating Officer of Lee Hecht Harrison.  John is also the Executive Committee member responsible for the LHH Americas region.  In his role at LHH John has overall responsibility for meeting the firm's annual sales and profitability goals across the Americas and global responsibility for all LHH operations including client service delivery across our Career Transition and Talent & Leadership Development businesses. 

Prior to joining LHH, John was a Senior Manager at Stromberg Consulting where he also led large scale human capital solutions for Fortune 500 companies in the Pharmaceutical, Retail, Financial Services and Professional Services industries. One of John’s major accomplishments included leading the redesign and implementation of a Marketing Operations function at a Fortune 50 Pharmaceutical company. This work included overseeing a detailed employee activity analysis, development of new employee role descriptions, and overseeing the talent assessment for the entire department.

John also has extensive experience in training/learning design and internal communication strategies to help drive desired organization and employee change. Early in his consulting career, John held positions at Spherion Corporation in their employee assessment group and at Watson Wyatt Worldwide (now TowersWatson).

John received his B.A. in Psychology and his M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Montclair State University. He also holds an Executive MBA certificate and Executive Leadership certificate from INSEAD Business School in France.

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Georg Hirschi

Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific
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Georg Hirschi

Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific
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Georg is responsible for the APAC operations of Lee Hecht Harrison, one of the global divisions of the Adecco Group. He is a member of the Lee Hecht Harrison Executive Committee.

 

Georg, based in Sydney, has worked in consulting, global executive search, HR outsourcing and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) across Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.

 

Prior to joining Lee Hecht Harrison in 2013 he worked for one of the leading Australian Human Resource Outsourcing firms (Peoplescout) providing Human Resource Outsourcing and Talent Management Consulting services and a range of outsourced IT solutions to the Asia Pacific market. Georg hold university degrees in both economics as well as Strategic Human Resource Management (M.A. with honors). 

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Jim Mitchell

President, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge
Canada
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Jim Mitchell

President, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge
Canada
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Jim Mitchell is the President of Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge, where he is responsible for all Canada operations across all lines of business: Career Solutions, Talent & Leadership Development and Executive Search & Recruitment.  Jim is a member of the Executive Committee for both Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge and Lee Hecht Harrison globally.  Prior to this role, Jim held the position of Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Lee Hecht Harrison's U.S. Midwest region, responsible for providing highly effective talent management solutions in one of North America's most globally dynamic labour markets.

Over the course of his career Jim has managed successful and diverse teams in North America, Latin America and Europe, resulting in the development and implementation of innovative global business solutions in the automotive, steel, utilities and consumer products sectors.  In addition to line management responsibilities, Jim's business expertise includes: market strategy, process transformation, operational planning, cost & economic analysis and mergers & acquisitions. 

As a member of the European Institute in London, Jim researched the impact of globalization on labour markets, systems of capitalism and EU law.  His book "Recapitalization of Banks in Transition Economies: Poland and Hungary in the New Market Economy" provides a unique insight into the interrelationship between managerial practices and economic theory.  He has consulted with international leaders in business, government and academia on the unique challenges facing transition economies and industrial sectors.

Jim holds Masters degrees from the London School of Economics and Northwestern University, and a Bachelor's degree from John Carroll University.
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José Augusto L. Figuereido

President, Brazil & Executive Vice President, Latin America
Brazil
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José Augusto L. Figuereido

President, Brazil & Executive Vice President, Latin America
Brazil
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José Augusto Figueiredo acts as President for Lee Hecht Harrison Brazil and Executive VP for Latin America. He also coaches CEOs and works as consultant in cultural transformation projects at Lee Hecht Harrison.

He holds a Coaching Certificate from Columbia University, is accredited by ICF as Associate Certified Coach, holds a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute, is a member of Lee Hecht Harrison’s Global Executive Committee, and is a Global Board Director of the International Coach Federation – ICF.

He is a volunteer counselor at Rede Cidadã and Mentor at Endeavor. As Board Member he acts at ABRH-SP, ABRH-Rio and COPPEAD – UFRJ.

He holds an Executive MBA Certificate in Business Administration from COPPEAD – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He has also a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Rio de Janeiro Estate (UERJ) and in Psychology from Santa Úrsula University.

As an executive, he worked for Prax Air, American Cyanamid, American Home Products and BASF, including while he lived in Germany and in the US. He is deeply committed to team-building and people integration, supported by enthusiasm and motivation, facilitating the pursuit of synergies and problem-solving.

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James Greenway

Executive Vice President, Marketing & Sales Effectiveness
United States
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James Greenway

Executive Vice President, Marketing & Sales Effectiveness
United States
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James Greenway, Executive Vice President, Marketing & Sales Effectiveness, has been a successful senior manager, entrepreneur, consultant and a seminar leader for more than two decades. At Lee Hecht Harrison, a subsidiary business of Adecco Group — the world's leading workforce solutions provider, Jim establishes sales objectives, oversees project development, and maintains prime client relationships.

Jim was previously employed with Lee Hecht Harrison from 1988 — 1995 as EVP of Global Sales and Project Services, during which time he acquired three firms, opened three new offices and built up the Western Region operations. During this earlier Lee Hecht Harrison tenure, Jim was also a member of the Company's Executive Committee and Advisory Council. He was also honored with three President's Awards.

In 1997, Jim joined Right Management Consultants to lend his expertise to the firm's goal of solving global workforce changes. There, he implemented creative, flexible and customized solutions —successfully developing several models for predicting and planning change events that will ensure the best value to customers. Jim was also instrumental in starting up the firm's Global Response Team, a worldwide group of 22 experts on solutions to complex workforce changes.

Jim graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor of science degree. He also holds a master's degree from the University of Southern California.

Jim is also an active community service leader, and his efforts have been recognized by the Bar Association's "Liberty Bell" award and the Jaycee's "Three Outstanding Young Men" Award.
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Claudio García

Executive Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development
United States
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Claudio García

Executive Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development
United States
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As Executive Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development Claudio has responsibility for Lee Hecht Harrison's business strategies and to identify sources of innovation and growth for the company. He oversees Lee Hecht Harrison's Practice areas, with focus on innovating and developing the client experience and delivery capabilities in the Talent Mobility arena. He is also responsible for building key industry and strategic alliances and overseeing geographic growth of the company.

Claudio served for seven years as Executive Vice President of Latin America Operations and as President of Latin America for DBM (acquired by Lee Hecht Harrison in 2011), during which time he led the development of the talent development practice, as well as geographic expansion in the region. These successes, together with market share growth in the career transition practice, resulted in a significant growth of the region operations in sales and in relevance inside Lee Hecht Harrison | DBM operations.

Claudio joined DBM in 2006. Claudio developed his career in a diversified range of segments such as financial industry, entertainment, media communications, and beverages in different areas from finance to operations. Claudio graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering, and a post-graduate degree in Business Management.

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Sharon Patterson

Chief Human Resources Officer
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Sharon Patterson

Chief Human Resources Officer
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Sharon is responsible for leading all strategic HR initiatives globally at Lee Hecht Harrison. She has in-depth experience in employer branding, compensation and benefits, change management, employee relations, and training. Sharon brings a business-oriented approach to HR and a strong track record of success developing HR programs that align with strategic business objectives.

Prior to Lee Hecht Harrison, she was CHRO for Canadian Tire and held HR positions with ABB Canada and Union Gas. Sharon holds a BA in Administrative and Commercial Studies from the University of Western Ontario in Canada.

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Nick Goldberg

Executive Vice President, WorkLifeLabs
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Nick Goldberg

Executive Vice President, WorkLifeLabs
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I make businesses better and I passionately believe that good leadership and in turn an engaged workforce are the strongest drivers to making that happen. I do that for all the businesses I lead myself as well as helping my clients do the same. 

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