Heidrick & Struggles Names Michael Cullen to Regional Managing Partner Within the Global Technology & Services Practice

Heidrick & Struggles Names Michael Cullen to Regional Managing Partner Within
the Global Technology & Services Practice

CHICAGO, Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heidrick & Struggles International,
Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII), the premier provider of Executive Search and Leadership
Consulting services worldwide, today announced that Michael Cullen has been
named Regional Managing Partner, Americas within the Global Technology &
Services Practice, effective immediately.

Previously, Cullen held a wide variety of leadership roles within the
practice, having led both the Strategic Partner Program and the Hardware &
Systems and Semiconductor sectors. He joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2008.

"Mike is an experienced leader and an outstanding person to drive our business
and practice into the future," said Krishnan Rajagopalan, Global Managing
Partner of the Technology & Services Practice for Heidrick & Struggles. "Our
Technology Practice continues to grow and is a priority for our firm.We are
fortunate to have someone with Mike's energy and dedication advising clients
and sharing his expertise."

Prior to Heidrick & Struggles, Cullen was the Head of the Office of Executive
Talent at EMC Corporation, the world leader in products, services and
solutions for information management and storage.Earlier in his career, he
spent 10 years in various capacities in the Executive Search industry and
successfully launched and ran a well-known franchise in New York City.

Boston based, Cullen is active in both public and private education.He
currently serves on the foundation board for The State University of New
York's Empire College and the Board of Visitors for Northeastern University's
D'Amore-McKim School of Business.

About Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII) is the premier
provider of senior-level Executive Search and Leadership Consulting services,
including culture shaping, executive assessment, succession planning, board
effectiveness, leadership development and leadership strategy. For 60 years,
we have focused on quality service and built strong leadership teams through
our relationships with clients and individuals worldwide. Today, Heidrick &
Struggles leadership experts operate from principal business centers in North
America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about
Heidrick & Struggles, please visit www.heidrick.com.

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