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Heidrick & Struggles Announces Executive Appointments
Oct 5 15
Heidrick & Struggles announced that it has acquired Co Company. Led by Colin Price, a senior leadership advisor who previously served as a director at McKinsey & Co. and a partner at Price Waterhouse Management Consultants, Co Company advises clients on key facets of organizational performance including team dynamics, performance management and leadership assessment, development and transformation. Price will lead Heidrick & Struggles' Leadership Consulting practice globally as Executive Vice President, based in London. He will serve as a member of the firm's Management Committee. Three other members of the Co Company senior leadership team will join Heidrick & Struggles' Leadership Consulting Practice as Partners: TA Mitchell, with 20 years of experience advising clients in change management, blended with a deep process and performance focus. Cathy Powell, with expertise in organizational behavior and change management, including leadership assessment, talent management, executive coaching and development. Sharon Toye, a psychologist, coach and psychotherapist with expertise in the development of leaders, teams and organizations to enhance performance and health.
Heidrick & Struggles Adds Thomas Snyder as Global Practice Managing Partner – Consumer Markets
Sep 28 15
Heidrick & Struggles strengthens its consumer products and services expertise with the addition of Thomas Snyder as Global Practice Managing Partner – Consumer Markets. Snyder joins Heidrick & Struggles from a boutique executive search firm, where he was owner-partner. Previously, he served for nearly 20 years as a partner at a global executive search firm in its Consumer Goods & Services practice, where he focused on CEO, Board and C-suite roles. He also led that firm's Chicago office and Midwest region for several years. Before he entered the search profession, Snyder served in numerous sales and marketing roles at leading consumer companies, including Procter & Gamble, Nestle, Coca-Cola and at ConAgra, where he was a divisional president.
David Pruner Joins Heidrick & Struggles as Partner in Houston Office
Sep 24 15
Heidrick & Struggles announced the addition of David Pruner. He will be based at the firm's Houston office. Pruner joins the company from Wood Mackenzie, where he has been a senior vice president for the past 12 years.
Heidrick & Struggles Expands Footprint in Australia with New Office in Perth; Announces Executive Appointments
Aug 31 15
Heidrick & Struggles announced the opening of an office in Perth. The new office will cover Australia's industrial sector, with a special focus on energy, natural resources, mining and infrastructure.
The company announced that Debbie Cozart will lead the Perth office. Colin Simpson and Beau Yorke also join Heidrick & Struggles in Perth. Debbie Cozart, Partner-in-Charge: A former Heidrick & Struggles consultant, Cozart has a strong global network and extensive international experience in the upstream and downstream oil-and-gas sectors, including more than 16 years in global roles with ExxonMobil. Colin Simpson, Partner: A lawyer by training, Simpson specializes in C-Suite and functional leadership searches across a wide variety of industry sectors including natural resources, infrastructure, automotive distribution and logistics, telecommunications, financial services and education. Beau Yorke, Principal: Yorke has a decade of executive search experience in the oil-and-gas, and mining-and-resources sectors. Having lived and worked on three continents, he has completed numerous C-level assignments in Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas.
Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. Announces Resignation of Robert S. Kaplan from its Board
Aug 28 15
Robert S. Kaplan has resigned his position as a member of the Board of Directors of Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. following approval of his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. His resignation from the Board will be effective as of August 20, 2015.