About Lucy

Lucy Krell is partner in the Santiago office, and a member of the Consumer, Retail and eCommerce, Industrial, Financial Services and Technology practices. With more than 20 years of experience, she has successfully recruited senior executives for global, regional and local clients in a broad range of industries.

Overall, she has participated in more than 400 searches, during the course of which she has interviewed more than 3,000 Chilean and international executives.


Before joining Caldwell, Lucy had an extensive career with other international search firms such as CTPartners and Heidrick & Struggles, where she was managing partner of the Santiago office and led several relevant searches for important clients such as Ernst & Young, Aramark, Falabella, Farmacias Ahumada, Gasco, Lan Chile, Mall Plaza, Novartis, Phelps Dodge, Sony, Entel, Dell Computers, Canal 13, BAT and CSAV, among many others.

Prior to entering the executive search industry, Lucy spent more than eight years at Unilever, where she held management positions in marketing and sales for the detergents and personal products divisions.

In 2012, Lucy was named one of the 100 women leaders of Chile by El Mercurio, the country’s leading newspaper, and Mujeres Empresarias, a think tank dedicated to support the development of women across the workforce.


Lucy has a BS in business administration from Universidad de Chile. She speaks fluent English and Hebrew, in addition to Spanish, her native language.

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