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Heidrick & Struggles Names Elizabeth Simpson to Lead Financial Services in New York City

CHICAGO, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: HSII), a premier provider of executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services worldwide, has appointed Elizabeth Simpson Head of New York City Financial Services.

"Elizabeth has proven herself essential to the practice through her ongoing dedication, energizing leadership and willingness to bring new ideas to the front," said David Boehmer, Global Managing Partner, Financial Services Practice. "The New York market serves as a critical hub for the financial services sector, and having Elizabeth in this newly created role will help to accelerate our continued growth in the space and better serve our clients."

Expanding on her current role as a partner in the Financial Services Practice, Simpson will be responsible for driving business development in the region, collaborating across the firm's complementary lines of business, and mentoring and developing talent internally.

"Identifying differentiating talent who can react nimbly to the rapid change in the financial space is more important than ever in today's unpredictable operating environment," said Simpson. "I look forward to building on Heidrick's reputation for being at the forefront of leadership and talent in financial services."

Simpson specializes in senior-level finance assignments for publicly held and privately owned companies within the financial services industry. After nearly a decade with Heidrick & Struggles, Simpson has focused on placements into CFO, controller, chief accounting officer, tax, director of financial planning & analysis, investor relations and treasury roles within financial services.

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.

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