|Type||Limited liability company|
|Founded||1986New York, New York,|
|Headquarters||New York, New York, United States|
|Key people||Hank Higdon, Founder
Jane Bierwirth, Partner
Maryann Bovich, Partner
Ed Fowler, Partner
Christian Fabros, Associate
Higdon Partners LLC, headquartered in New York City, is a global executive search firm focused exclusively on the investment management industry. Clients include large investment management companies, hedge funds, private equity firms, fund of funds, family offices, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations, and corporate plan sponsors.
Hank Higdon has appeared on various national news television networks as an expert commentator on issues pertaining to executive compensation, including CNBC.
The firm was founded in February 1986 by Henry G. “Hank” Higdon, who spent the previous 15 years with Russell Reynolds Associates, where he worked in New York for six years before establishing and building the firm's Houston office. Higdon then moved to Los Angeles to manage the firm's west coast operations that included offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Menlo Park. He also served on the firm's five-person Executive Committee. Higdon left Russell Reynolds to become Chairman and one of the founders of Higdon, Joys & Mingle, Inc., which evolved into Higdon Partners.