Alex Sanchez

Alex Sanchez

Sector Leader, Aerospace & Defense

Los Angeles

Alex Sanchez leads Korn Ferry Futurestep’s Aerospace & Defense Practice, based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He focuses on leadership searches across the aviation, aerospace, and defense ecosystem in North America, as well as industrials on the West Coast . His clients range from large, multinational corporations to middle market and private equity portfolio companies.

Over the past twelve years, Mr. Sanchez has built a track record of success placing talented candidates with industrial, consumer, and technology clients, including C-level executives, General Managers, and other senior leaders in Commercial and Operational positions. 

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, he led his own boutique executive search firm, working with clients in the aerospace, defense, and diversified industrial sectors. Previously, Mr. Sanchez was a consultant in the Industrial Practice of another boutique executive search firm, where he specialized in aerospace and defense and executed senior-level assignments for privately held, publicly traded, and private equity portfolio companies.

Before his career in executive search, Mr. Sanchez served on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps, completing deployments to Baghdad and Al Anbar province in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. 

He received his bachelor's degree in management from the George L. Graziadio School at Pepperdine University