Heidrick & Struggles Congratulates Partners Named to NACD Directorship 100

Heidrick & Struggles Congratulates Partners Named to NACD Directorship 100

Bonnie W. Gwin and Theodore L. Dysart Honored Again for Promoting Exemplary
Leadership, Oversight and Courage in the Boardroom

CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heidrick & Struggles International,
Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII), the premier provider of Executive Search and Leadership
Consulting services worldwide, today announced that Bonnie W. Gwin, vice
chairman and managing partner, North America Board of Directors Practice and
Theodore L. Dysart, vice chairman and leader within the global CEO & Board
Practice, were again named to the National Association of Corporate Directors
Directorship 100.

For nearly three decades, the NACD has honored directors who lead through
innovation, courage, integrity and commitment. The annual D100 list is based
on a survey of 15,000 public company directors and officers and distinguishes
the 100 most influential visionaries in boardroom leadership and corporate

"Bonnie and Ted's commitment to board leadership and corporate governance have
distinguished them amongst their peers and allowed them to gain the trust of
many of Corporate America's most respected directors," said Jory Marino,
interim Chief Executive Officer of Heidrick & Struggles. "The fact that the
National Association of Corporate Directors has chosen to bestow this honor on
Bonnie and Ted year-after-year is a testament to the professionalism,
knowledge and counsel they bring to boardrooms on a daily basis. We are
honored they represent Heidrick & Struggles."

Gwin and Dysart will be recognized at the 2013 NACD Directorship 100 Awards
dinner gala in New York City on Dec. 3. Gwin has been named to the D100 every
year since 2009. This is Dysart's sixth time on the list since 2007. For a
complete list of 2013 honorees, visit:

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built strong leadership teams through our relationships with clients and
individuals worldwide. Today, Heidrick & Struggles leadership experts operate
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