Heidrick & Struggles Adds to Financial Services Expertise with Partner in Seoul

Feb 7, 2016

SEOUL, Feb. 8 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Heidrick & Struggles (NASDAQ: HSII), a premier professional services firm serving the leadership needs of top organizations around the globe, today announced that Kiwook Kim has joined Heidrick & Struggles' Seoul office, covering the Financial Services and Private Equity sectors.

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Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Kim spent 12 years in the Search industry in both Seoul and New York. Most recently, he worked at a global executive search firm in Korea, focusing on C-level recruiting in the Financial Services sector. 

"Kiwook is a proven search consultant with an excellent track record working at the C-suite level.  His extensive financial and private equity background will help companies in Korea and Asia Pacific shape their leadership strategy as they expand in Korea and abroad," said Mark Sungrae Kim, Partner-in-Charge of Heidrick & Struggles' Seoul office. 

Previously, Kim was with LG Investment & Securities in research sales, where he covered clients in New York and London. Prior to his career in executive search, Kim worked as a Business Development manager at Asiacontent.com, an Asian internet media company which was later listed on NASDAQ. Earlier in his career, he was a sales trader at CLSA based in Seoul.

Born and raised in Korea, Kim has also lived in Canada and Saudi Arabia. He was recognized as one of Asia Pacific's top recruiters by Asiamoney magazine, and he serves on the board of directors for International Student Conferences (ISC) based in Washington DC.

Kim earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

About Heidrick & Struggles

Heidrick & Struggles (NASDAQ: HSII) serves the executive talent and leadership needs of the world's top organizations as a premier provider of leadership consulting, culture shaping and senior-level executive search services. Heidrick & Struggles pioneered the profession of executive search more than 60 years ago. Today, the firm serves as a trusted advisor, providing integrated leadership solutions and helping its clients change the world, one leadership team at a time. www.heidrick.com

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