Krista Walochik, Founding Partner
Krista Walochik joined Talengo (previously Norman Broadbent) as Managing Director and Executive Board Director to found the company in Spain. In 2004 she was appointed COO and one year later CEO of the firm worldwide, as well as main Board Director of the quoted holding corporation. In 2007 she led a Management Buy-out of the business in Iberia and Latin America, rebranded as Talengo, and is partner of the company.
Krista is an expert in senior executive searches, coaching and board advisory work within the Services, Industry, Construction & Real Estate and Infrastructure sectors.
She has held directorships on public and private boards. For 9 years, she sat on the Board of the global association of the world’s leading headhunters, AESC, serving as Treasurer, Vice Chair, Chair and Chair Emeritus and Chair of the Nominations and Governance Committee. Krista is a member in good standing of the Instituto de Consejeros Administradores (Spanish Institute of Directors), International Women’s Forum, and Women Corporate Directors.
She holds a B.A. cum laude from George Washington University and an M.A. with honours from Middlebury College, both in Spanish Literature and Language, as well as a Masters in Administration from the University of Maryland, with a special focus on Organizational Development. She is an accredited Master Coach of the Spanish Association of Coaching (AECOP), and is a Certified Coach of the Institute of Human Development (IHD) in the U.K.
Krista is recognized as one of the 100 leading businesswomen in Spain. She is a frequent speaker in international forums on Leadership and Corporate Governance.