Fabrice Lebecq is a partner in Heidrick & Struggle’s Brussels office and regional managing partner of the Industrial Practice across EMEA. He also leads the European Supply Chain & Operations Officers Practice.
Fabrice has nearly 30 years of international experience in the broader process industries, including chemicals, packaging, building materials, food & feed ingredients, paints & coatings, plastics, composites, metal transformation, and other materials-related sectors. As a trusted advisor to C-suites and boards, Fabrice focuses on senior-level appointments and leadership advisory engagements for both corporate and private equity clients across Europe.
From a functional perspective, he serves a wide range of clients in the procurement, manufacturing & operations, supply chain, planning, and logistics & distribution. He is also a functional expert in R&D, innovation, marketing, business development, strategy, and corporate development leadership roles.
Fabrice joined Heidrick & Struggles from another leading executive search firm where he led the European chemicals, materials & packaging practice for seven years. Previously, he spent nearly 20 years in the chemical industry at Dow Corning, Honeywell, and DSM, working across Europe and the US in global roles of increasing scope. His direct work experience includes P&L management as well as R&D, corporate finance, strategy, marketing, and business development & innovation leadership roles.
Fabrice earned an MSc in chemical engineering from the University of Liège in Belgium and an MBA from UCLA.
He is fluent in French, English, and Dutch.