Susan Hart
Global Retail Practice Leader
Spencer Stuart

Susan Hart leads Spencer Stuart’s global Retail, Apparel & Luxury Goods Practice and is a core member of the North American Board and CEO practices. She specializes in the recruitment of CEOs and board directors for retail and consumer companies, as well as top functional executives in the retail sector.

In her 29 years at Spencer Stuart, Susan has completed more than 650 executive and board searches globally for a wide range of fashion and luxury, mass retail and specialty lifestyle brands. > Susan has led CEO searches and CEO succession projects for mature, high-growth and turnaround retailers. In addition to her client responsibilities, Susan spent six years on the firm’s global management committee, responsible for worldwide training and professional development. Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Susan was director of staff selection for the Western region of Booz Allen Hamilton, the international management consulting firm. She began her career with a major women’s apparel manufacturing company.

Susan earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.