Timeline

Serving clients is the reason Heidrick & Struggles was founded 60 years ago. It remains our reason for being. Since 1953, we have been building deep relationships with the world’s most talented individuals on behalf of the world’s most successful companies. Today, our search professionals and leadership consultants continue the rich tradition of our founders to shape the industry - and many others - around the world.

November 14, 2013
Closing bell
Heidrick & Struggles International commemorates its 60th anniversary with the ringing of The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell.Learn More
January 1, 2013
Diamond anniversary.
Today, Heidrick & Struggles is The Leadership Company™ providing executive search and leadership consulting services. With offices around the world, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of our founding.Learn More
December 31, 2012
Heidrick & Struggles Acquires Senn Delaney.
On December 31, 2012, Heidrick & Struggles announced the acquisition of Senn Delaney, the undisputed global leader of corporate culture-shaping.Learn More
January 1, 2000
Respected by peers.
One of our own, Gerry Roche, was named "Recruiter of the Century*."Learn More
April 30, 1999
Going public.
Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (HSII) becomes a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ stock market.Learn More
February 1, 1954
Our first client.
Heidrick & Struggles landed its first client: the West Virginia Coal and Coke Company.Learn More
November 15, 1953
Two men, one vision.
Two men, one vision. In Chicago, Gardner Heidrick and John Struggles helped launch the executive search industry.Learn More