John Wood | Heidrick & Struggles

John S. Wood

Vice Chairman

Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 867 9876

John Wood is a vice chairman in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and a member of the CEO and Board Practice. He has 25 years of executive search consulting experience and has completed more than 250 chief executive and board director searches for a broad range of clients.

Bloomberg Business Week named John one of “The 50 Most Influential Headhunters In the World.” He is also a regular commentator in the media on issues including succession planning, executive compensation, and board assessment.

John began his career in advertising and has held senior management positions at Grey Advertising (now the Grey Group) and Foote, Cone & Belding.


John earned an MBA and a bachelor of science degree in journalism from the University of Oregon.

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