Steven Greenberg Joins Heidrick & Struggles as Partner in Financial Services Practice in Tokyo

Sep 14, 2016

TOKYO, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSII), a premier professional services firm serving the leadership needs of top organizations around the globe, today announced that Steven Greenberg has joined the firm as Partner in the Financial Services Practice, based in Tokyo. He leads the firm's Financial Services Practice in Japan and the Insurance Sector for Asia Pacific and the Middle East. He is also a member of the CEO & Board of Directors Practice.

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"Global financial institutions operating in Japan and Japanese financial institutions abroad require advice in all areas of senior executive talent management – from executive recruiting to leadership consulting and succession planning," said Frazer Wilson, Managing Partner of Heidrick & Struggles' Financial Services Practice for APAC. "Steven is well known in Japan with his extensive knowledge in the Insurance and Financial industry, bringing tremendous value to clients on various challenging and stringent leadership issues."

Fluent in spoken and written Japanese, Greenberg has nearly 10 years of executive search experience in Japan and the Asia Pacific region. He has successfully recruited for all levels of senior management across insurance companies, investment banks, securities firms, asset managers and other financial institutions. Greenberg has also advised clients on multiple senior management and board succession planning and selection engagements. He has a strong focus on senior strategic hires for complex, challenging leadership roles across the C-suite in Japan & Asia.

"I am thrilled to be on board at Heidrick and Struggles," Greenberg said. "The evolving nature of the insurance industry in Japan and the Asia Pacific region requires leaders with a unique set of functional expertise combined with extensive leadership competencies. Heidrick & Struggles' long history in Asia, strong global network, and perceptive insights into senior-level talent enable us to partner closely with our clients in securing and selecting the right leaders at various stages in the growth and evolution of their businesses." 

Prior to entering the executive search and leadership consulting industry, Greenberg was the representative director and president at The Gallup Organization Japan. He has also served as director of business development, Asia/Pacific at Thomson Financial and as a manager of the global financial services industry group at Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting. Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, he was a consultant with another leading global executive search firm.

Greenberg is a member of the Board of Directors of Nishimachi International School in Tokyo, and chairs the membership committee at the Tokyo American Club.

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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