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Heidrick & Struggles Adds Healthcare Leadership Expert
Lyn Brennan Joins the Life Sciences Practice

CHICAGO, June 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII), the leadership advisory firm providing executive search and leadership consulting services worldwide, announced today that Lyn Brennan joined the firm as Partner within the Life Sciences Practice. She will be based out of New York.

A seasoned executive, having spent more than 30 years within the healthcare industry, Brennan brings extensive experience and a strong reputation for outstanding client work.

She comes to Heidrick & Struggles from Amrop Battalia Winston, where she served on the firm's Management Committee and led the New York-based executive search firm's Healthcare, Academic Medicine and Not-for-Profit Practice since 2003. During her time at Amrop, Brennan grew the practice significantly and was directly responsible for marketing, business development and leading senior executive searches for a wide array of clients.

"Lyn has the ideal blend of executive, healthcare and client-service skills to further advance Heidrick & Struggles as the premiere Leadership Advisory firm in the sector," said David Vied, Regional Managing Partner of the Americas' Life Sciences Practice. "She will continue to build on the practices strong foundation and lend her expertise to better prepare our clients for the complex industry challenges and opportunities that lie ahead."

Brennan began her search career in 1998 at Isaacson Miller, a Boston-based boutique search firm, after spending 21 years as a registered nurse and then in healthcare consulting at several large consulting firms, including Ernst & Young where she oversaw the development of the firm's healthcare operations practice.

Brennan holds a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and Master of Arts degree from New York University.

About Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., (Nasdaq:HSII) is the leadership advisory firm providing senior-level executive search and leadership consulting services, including succession planning, executive assessment and development, talent retention management, transition consulting for newly appointed executives, and M&A human capital integration consulting. For almost 60 years, we have focused on quality service and built strong leadership teams through our relationships with clients and individuals worldwide. Today, Heidrick & Struggles' leadership experts operate from principal business centers in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. For more information about Heidrick & Struggles, please visit

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