Sean Carroll Joins Heidrick & Struggles as Partner

Sean Carroll Joins Heidrick & Struggles as Partner

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heidrick & Struggles International
(Nasdaq:HSII), the premier professional services firm focused on serving the
leadership needs of top organizations globally, is pleased to announce today
that Sean Carroll has joined the firm as a Partner in the firm's Global
Technology & Services Practice. He is based in New York.

Carroll has more than fifteen years' tenure filling senior level positions
including CEOs, as well as functional leaders in sales, marketing, finance and
engineering, focusing on the software and internet/digital media sectors.

"Sean is well-known within the technology industry and brings extensive
experience in mobility and internet that will be most valuable to our
clients," said Krishnan Rajagopalan global practice managing partner of the
Global Technology & Services Practice. "In addition, his commitment to client
service and best-team philosophy makes him an extremely strong cultural fit."

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Carroll was managing partner for a
boutique retained executive search firm, where he led all activities in the
New York metro market. Previously, he was managing partner of a 10-person
boutique firm serving the technology industry. Earlier, he was a SVP and head
of human capital with Pequot Capital Management, serving as the talent advisor
to the Boards and CEOs of more than 40 portfolio companies.

Carroll began his career as a naval aviator where he served in the Gulf War as
a maritime patrol pilot and mission commander. He received a bachelor's degree
in oceanography from the United States Naval Academy.

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