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Graham Beatty Rejoins Heidrick & Struggles
Firm Looks to Grow its Presence in Real Estate Sector

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq:HSII), the premier provider of executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping worldwide, strengthens its Global Financial Services and Real Estate expertise with the return of Graham Beatty.  He will be based in the firm's New York office.

Graham Beatty: Partner -  Americas' sector lead for Real Estate, Financial Services Practice - Heidrick & Struggles

In his new role with the firm, Graham will serve as the head of the Americas Real Estate sector within the Financial Services Practice.

"We are delighted to welcome Graham back to the firm in a new role as head of our Real Estate sector. He understands our firm and, coupled with his impressive skills and depth of industry experience, will benefit our clients as they navigate complex leadership and succession issues in an ever evolving talent market," said Daniel Ryan, Head of the Financial Services Practice in the Americas - Heidrick & Struggles.                      

Prior to rejoining Heidrick & Struggles, Beatty was a consultant within the Financial Services Sector at another global executive search firm where he advised clients in commercial real estate, private equity, and global banking and markets.  He also served as the New York lead for the firm's Real Estate Practice. Earlier in his executive search career, Beatty was a Senior Associate with Heidrick & Struggles until 2006.  He began his career in Financial Services with UBS on the firm's emerging markets fixed income desk.                            

"Heidrick is one of the very best leadership firms in the world and I'm thrilled to be back," Beatty said. "Its global platform, financial services team and strong Board and CEO practice capabilities are key firm differentiators, and I look forward to working with a highly talented group of colleagues to serve clients across the Real Estate sector."

Beatty has over 15 years of experience that includes leading C-suite executive searches for organizations ranging from investment management platforms to real estate owners, operators and developers.  He has also focused on the recruitment of senior investment professionals and distribution executives.  In addition, he has assisted several private equity sponsored management teams in preparing to launch IPOs through recruitment of experienced financial and executive officer talent.

Beatty received his bachelor's degree in sociology from Duke University and his MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia. 

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