Managing Director


Cheryl D’Cruz-Young is a Managing Director in the New York City office of Diversified Search.  She leads the Regional Supply Chain and Procurement Practice.

As a functional expert in Supply Chain Management, Cheryl specializes in the placement of senior executives and has successfully completed searches at the national, regional and global level for clients such as CHI, Cigna, Chevron, Sentara Healthcare, Sanofi, Ventura Foods and United Technologies Corporation.  Her deep industry experience and cultural breadth supports her unique approach to challenging cross-cultural executive roles where she has demonstrable experience in delivering success at the CEO, President, VP Global Supply Chain and CPO level within both large and mid-size companies. Cheryl has international experience herself, having worked and lived in London, Paris and New York for multinational companies.

Cheryl’s ability to articulate the critical strategic nature of the Supply Chain Management function, delivering bottom-line value through a genuine approach to supplier collaboration, facilitated rapid career progression.  She has broad regional and global experience, successfully outsourcing non-core competencies at Glaxo, in addition to devising and implementing procurement best practices across the Coca Cola Enterprise businesses in the Benelux, France and the UK. Prior to joining Executive Search, Cheryl was responsible for the CS Americas-wide procurement development strategy, working with her regional counterparts to ensure global capability alignment . During that period she witnessed first hand the mission critical challenges the supply chain function faces in talent acquisition, retention and development.


MA, Financial Economics, University of Dundee


Professional Activities & Achievements
SCM Future Talent Pipeline Advisory Board Chair
Institute of Supply Management, Diversity Summit Committee Member
The DO School, Advisory Board Member
Chartered Institute of Supply Chain, UK, Member
Thevenet Montessori School, Highland Mills, New York Board Member