Lucas Group Hires New Chief People Officer
30 September 2020
Heath Henson joins the full-service professional search firm as a strategic partner to shape human capital strategy
Atlanta, GA – September 30, 2020 – Lucas Group, the national executive recruiting firm ranked 5th on the Forbes “Best Professional Search Firm” list for 2020, has hired Heath Henson as Chief People Officer. Henson brings an impressive track record of driving positive business outcomes, cost savings and performance improvements through his deep expertise in human capital solutions and commitment to strategic partnership.
“As a collaborative leader and consensus builder, Heath excels at advising key stakeholders on the complex human capital challenges facing today’s organizations,” said CEO Randy Marmon. “His proven ability to deliver innovative HR solutions and drive transformative change will be vital to supporting our ambitious growth plans in the coming years.”
As Chief People Officer, Henson will build on the company’s strong HR foundation, serving as a business partner and strategic advisor shaping the workforce of the future.
“Lucas Group is nationally recognized for impacting the lives of those they interact with, and it’s a tremendous privilege to join such a respected firm,” says Henson. “I’m energized by the incredible leadership team at Lucas Group and excited to partner with them to drive organizational improvement.”
“I’m driven by curiosity– a desire to explore ambitious solutions to business challenges, to understand employee needs, and to advocate for the best possible employee experience. This has been a year with unexpected challenges for many companies, and there’s no time like the present to focus on opportunities for innovation and future growth.”
Before joining Lucas Group, Henson served as Vice President, HR at Randstad NA, where he shaped human capital strategy in the areas of organizational alignment, talent acquisition, performance management, global relations, predictive analytics, and employee development and engagement for 20+ operating companies and business lines. Prior to Randstad, Henson was General Manager, HR, for Porsche Cars North America.
Henson received his MBA, Leadership Development from Brenau University and holds a BS in HR Management from Tennessee Technological University.
He has 20+ years of human resources experience at large global organizations across a wide range of industries, leading strategic partnerships that align human capital management, technology solutions and business intelligence.
About Lucas Group
Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive recruiting solutions firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist clients ranging in size from small to medium-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies by providing staffing solutions on a contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire basis. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.