Megan Shattuck

Vice Chair and Global Managing Partner, Corporate

Corporate, Executive Search, Leadership, Practice Leaders
Megan Shattuck

Megan Shattuck is Vice Chair and Global Managing Partner of Diversified Search Group’s Corporate Practice.

Drawing on over 25 years of experience in media, journalism and advising Fortune 500 public and private company CEOs and boards, Shattuck leads Diversified Search Group’s global corporate business across executive search, board advisory and governance, corporate affairs, client development, and the expansion of products and partnerships contributing to the growth of the firm. Shattuck is a member of the executive management team, works alongside Chief Executive Officer Aileen Alexander, and is based in New York.

Shattuck came from Teneo, a leading global CEO advisory firm, where she founded, built, and led the Talent Advisory business and served on the firm’s leadership team. As President of Talent, she generated significant new business, advanced the firm’s growth goals by recruiting senior leaders to Teneo and developed agile products and capabilities with a strong focus on execution and value creation. Over her eight years at Teneo, she placed C-Suite executives and Board members across sectors and counseled CEOs, Boards and senior leadership teams of multi-national corporations on talent advisory matters, board and governance issues and reputational management.

Previously, Megan was a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry and a member of the Board & CEO Practice and Corporate Affairs Center of Expertise. She specialized in recruiting senior executives across a broad range of industries. She played a key role in the expansion of the Board & CEO Practice and Corporate Affairs Center of Expertise globally.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 2006, Megan covered The White House for the Cable News Network (CNN). As a White House Producer, she was a member of the press corps, reporting on the Clinton and Bush administrations. Her responsibilities included: conducting interviews with administration officials; producing long and short form pieces; and leading White House coverage during breaking news situations. Her work with John King, “CNN Presents: 9/11,” was nominated for an Emmy. Previously, Megan was an associate producer for “CNN NewsStand,” a long format, nightly news program. Earlier in her career, she worked at The American School in Japan.

Megan is a current member (and past chair) of the board of directors of Children’s Rights which is focused on improving America’s child welfare, juvenile justice, education, and healthcare systems. She is a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and serves on the Gotham Chapter executive committee. She graduated from Middlebury College where she was Co-Captain of the Middlebury College Women’s Lacrosse Team. Megan has lived in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Chile, Japan and the United States of America.


Middlebury College