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Heidrick & Struggles Taps Ron Lumbra to Lead Americas

CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Heidrick & Struggles (NASDAQ: HSII), the premier provider of executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping worldwide, announced today that Ron Lumbra will join the firm as Region Leader for the Americas.  In this role, Lumbra will lead a team of more than 350 partners, principals and associates serving clients across all services sectors. 

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Following a brief period of transition, Torrey Foster, who has led the region since 2013, will assume full-time market responsibilities as a Partner in both the Consumer and CEO & Board practices.

"In addition to his deep experience advising global clients in C-suite and board-level executive searches, Ron brings a proven strategic and operational skillset to the role of leader of our team across the Americas," said Tracy Wolstencroft, Heidrick & Struggles President and Chief Executive Officer. "Importantly, Ron shares our firm's values and vision for growth."

Lumbra joins Heidrick & Struggles from a global executive search firm where he served as Managing Director and Co-Leader, Americas CEO and Board Services. Previously, Lumbra co-led the firm's Americas operations. His early career included increasingly responsible leadership roles at HP, Trammel Crow and AES.  These experiences helped prepare him for executive positions at Amoco, where he served as Vice President, Business Development and then Regional Vice President for Amoco Power Resources, Latin America.

About Heidrick & Struggles:

Heidrick & Struggles serves the executive talent and leadership needs of the world's top organizations as the 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.

H&S Media Contact:
Lia L. Randazzo – +1 312.731.4003

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