Christiaan Heijmen, Managing Director
Christiaan Heijmen is a Managing Director with Focus Search Partners.
Prior to joining Focus Search Partners and Vaco, Heijmen worked with the international executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles in their Park Avenue New York City office.
Christiaan has a B.A. and B.S. from the University of Massachusetts, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and was a 4-year division one rugby player. He received his MBA at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, where he served as a Coach K COLE Leadership & Ethics Fellow and was recognized in 2013 with the Business Award for Exemplary Alumni Service to the school.
Christiaan has executed retained executive searches for clients in audit/tax/advisory, banking, construction, consumer, entertainment, government, hospitality, IT, legal, life sciences/pharma, management consulting, not-for-profit and SaaS.
He has also worked as a human capital advisor, to include clients: Aetna, BHP Billiton, CIGNA, Gap, Health Alliance Plan, Hewlett-Packard, NY Life, Major League Soccer, Pulte Homes and The International Olympic Committee.
Christiaan is truly a generalist when it comes to executive search. He now focuses his practice on the Raleigh-Durham area.
In his spare time, Christiaan enjoys boxing, hiking, reading, and staying engaged with men and women with disabilities.
He and his wife Linzy, son Andrew, and daughter Alivia, reside in Durham, NC.