Born in California of Swiss parents, Carolyn Lutz grew up in France, Germany, and the UK. Carolyn began her business career in marketing with Procter & Gamble in Geneva and later as Director of International with La Prairie in Zurich. For over 20 years, Carolyn has been active in executive search; in 1998 she was the founding Partner of Heidrick & Struggles’ Geneva office. Afterwards, Carolyn founded and ran her own Geneva based executive search firm. Carolyn has broad experience in international executive search, for both multinationals and family-owned businesses. A particular area of focus is diversity, including board searches and women’s leadership. Carolyn serves on the Geneva Board of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, and is an Advisory Board Member of W.I.N., the Women’s International Networking Forum.