Heidrick & Struggles Adds New Partner to Meet the Growing Convergence of Digital and Health

Heidrick & Struggles Adds New Partner to Meet the Growing Convergence of
Digital and Health

Phyllis Schneble Joins the Life Sciences and Consumer Practices

CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heidrick & Struggles International
(Nasdaq:HSII), the premier professional services firm focused on serving the
leadership needs of top organizations globally, today announced Phyllis
Schneble has joined the firm as Partner within the Life Sciences and Consumer
Practices. She is based in the firm's New York office.

Today, there is a dramatic movement towards total integration within the
healthcare sector as consumers seek out new innovations and resources
regarding personal health. Schneble will leverage her expertise with clients
globally, focusing on key relationships within the pharmaceutical, consumer
health and digital technology communities.

"Phyllis offers a unique intersection of knowledge and consulting skill to
both our clients and our global teams," said Charlie Moore, Global Practice
Managing Partner and of the firm's Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice. "It
is a definitive trend that consumers are taking their health into their own
hands, significantly shifting the landscape. Our clients look for and value
our anticipation of future global trends, so her joining our firm makes our
team even stronger."

Schneble comes to Heidrick & Struggles with more than 20 years in the
healthcare sector, the majority of which was spent as a senior-level marketer
for some of the top Fortune 500 pharmaceutical companies. Prior to joining,
Phyllis led sales & marketing for dLife, For Your Diabetes Life – a venture
capital-backed digital start up with consumer-facing properties in web, video,
social media and mobile channels. She has helped to launch consumer marketing
campaigns for billion-dollar drugs and more recently developed patient
engagement programs delivered via health plans and systems clinically proven
to increase self-care behaviors and improve outcomes.

"Over the past six decades, we've been consistently growing our depth of
talent and expanding into the healthcare and consumer sector - it is a
strategic priority for the firm to bridge those two worlds," said Moore.

Earlier in her career, she worked for Ogilvy & Mather, Foot Cone & Belding,
and J.Walter Thompson.

Schneble received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College and she has
been an active volunteer within the Bridgeport school system volunteering as a
mentor and literacy tutor.

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