Corporate Governance

Our firm’s success is due in part to our vast network of global colleagues, including our experienced and trusted leadership team and Executive Committee.
Krishnan Rajagopalan President and Chief Executive Officer Washington
Colin Price Executive Vice President and Managing Partner - Leadership Consulting London
Michael Marino Executive Vice President and Managing Partner - Culture Shaping New York City
Richard W. Pehlke Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Chicago
Stephen W. Beard Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer Chicago
Richard W. Greene Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer New York City

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of independent members, each of whom is an active participant on one or more board committees.

*Independent Director

Tracy R. Wolstencroft Chairman of the Board
Krishnan Rajagopalan President and Chief Executive Officer
Heidrick & Struggles
Richard I. Beattie* Lead Independent Director
Chairman, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Nominating and Board Governance Committee
Elizabeth L. Axelrod* Vice President, Employee Experience, Airbnb
Audit and Finance CommitteeHuman Resources and Compensation Committee
Clare M. Chapman* Human Resources and Compensation Committee Chair
Former Group People Director, BT Group
Human Resources and Compensation CommitteeNominating and Board Governance Committee
Gary E. Knell* Nominating & Board Governance Committee Chair
President & Chief Executive Officer, National Geographic Society
Nominating and Board Governance CommitteeHuman Resources and Compensation Committee
Lyle Logan* Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Global Financial Institutions Group, Northern Trust Company
Audit and Finance CommitteeNominating and Board Governance Committee
T. Willem Mesdag* Audit and Finance Committee Chair
Founder and Managing Partner, Red Mountain Capital Partners
Audit and Finance CommitteeHuman Resources and Compensation Committee

Board Committees

Audit & Finance Committee Download Charter
Nominating & Board Governance Committee Download Charter
Human Resources & Compensation Committee Download Charter

Governance Information

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Who We Are

For more than 60 years, we have focused on quality service and built strong leadership teams, and high-performance cultures and organizations though our relationships with clients and individuals worldwide.

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Investor Relations

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII) is the premier provider of senior-level Executive Search, Culture Shaping and Leadership Consulting services. For 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.

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