Angeles Garcia-Poveda leads Spencer Stuart’s regional operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and previously managed the firm’s Paris office for five years. She specializes in the consumer sector and is a core member of the firm’s Private Equity, Board and CEO Succession practices.

Consulting and recruiting experience

  • Before joining Spencer Stuart in 2008, Angeles spent 14 years with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). She worked as a consultant at BCG in Madrid and Paris from 1993 to 1997 before taking different recruiting roles in the firm at the local and international levels.
  • During her tenure with BCG, she was directly involved in more than 300 placements. In her most recent position as BCG global recruiting manager, she worked extensively on cross-border recruiting projects.
  • At Spencer Stuart, she has conducted more than 300 searches both in France and internationally, including CEO, board, general manager, and marketing and sales positions.
  • Angeles has also advised boards in governance issues, post-merger integration and CEO succession projects.

Angeles has sat on the board for Legrand since 2012, where she is the lead independent director and chairs the nomination and compensation committees. She holds a master’s degree from ICADE, a leading graduate school of management in Madrid, and also attended the Business Case Study Program at Harvard University. She speaks fluent French, Spanish and English.