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Heidrick & Struggles and Georgetown University Partner to Host Chief Diversity Officer Roundtable

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII), the leadership advisory firm providing executive search and leadership consulting services worldwide, announced today that it will co-host the Chief Diversity Officer Roundtable with Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies in Washington D.C. on May 14-15, 2012. The theme for the roundtable is Talent Management Diversity and will be held at the Fisher Colloquium on the Georgetown Campus.

The event will combine the synergies of Chief Diversity Officers, global academics and business leadership to address the strategic alignment of diverse talent in the future. Participants include senior executives from Global Fortune 1000 businesses including Abercrombie & Fitch, Nike, Aon-Hewitt, Walgreens, Xerox, Time Warner, and Marsh McLennan Companies.

"These diversity discussions are vital for progress and will influence the future leaders of tomorrow for years to come," according to Dr. Christopher J. Metzler, Senior Associate Dean for Applied Management Degrees at the School of Continuing Studies, Georgetown University.

"This is exciting as the vision of a truly diverse workforce continues to evolve. What has become clearer is that companies are realizing success and seeing a measurable impact and growth," says Billy Dexter, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles.

The roundtable will include topics such as:

  Aligning Diversity and Inclusion with Talent Management

  Overview of the Talent Management Cycle

  Innovation and Diversity – Creating Unique Solutions to Drive Measurable Results

  Global Talent Management and Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

About Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII) is the leadership advisory firm providing executive search and leadership consulting services, including succession planning, executive assessment, talent retention management, executive development, 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 globally. For more information about Heidrick & Struggles, please visit

About Georgetown University

Georgetown University is the oldest and largest Catholic and Jesuit university in America, founded in 1789 by Archbishop John Carroll. Georgetown today is a major student-centered, international, research university offering respected undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in Washington, DC, Doha, Qatar and around the world. For more information about Georgetown University, visit

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