Jonathan Graham is a member of Heidrick & Struggles' CEO & Board of Directors Practice and Industrial Practice, and has been with the firm for more than 12 years. His focus is on placing CEOs and other P&L holders in both public companies and private equity-backed portfolio companies. Jonathan has also led a number of succession projects for clients across the industrial sector. At Heidrick & Struggles, he has held a number of leadership roles, including global managing partner, industrial practice and regional managing partner of the Industrial Practice for the Americas.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Jonathan held a number of positions with both chemical companies and top management consulting firms. As a consultant with McKinsey & Company, he was a leader in the sales force practice and the business-to-business marketing practice. During his tenure with both McKinsey and PricewaterhouseCoopers, Jonathan focused on developing corporate strategy, transforming sales forces and implementing strategic marketing. His industry expertise spans chemicals, electronic components, semiconductors, health care, corporate banking, computers, automotive components, and deregulated utilities.
Jonathan also served as vice president, marketing for a Cleveland-based chemical company focused on both industrial and institutional market segments. He gained experience with research and development management through several key roles with Degussa Construction Chemicals – the world’s largest construction chemicals company.
Jonathan holds a BA in business and political science from Muskingum College and a MBA from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management.