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About

An industry leader serving industry leaders

Heidrick & Struggles is the premier provider of senior-level executive search, culture shaping, and leadership consulting services. We serve more than 70% of the Fortune 1000, with clients in virtually every industry and sector around the globe.

Across all our offerings, we employ data-driven methodologies honed over decades of engagements with the world’s leading organizations. Our insights enable clients to find the world’s best leaders, build diverse, inclusive cultures, and transform their teams to achieve new levels of performance.


Company History

The world’s first leadership advisory firm.

In 1953, Gardner Heidrick and John Struggles sent a printed card to businesses in the Midwest announcing the founding of their new firm in Chicago, Illinois. Since then, we’ve expanded across the world and worked with leading organizations in every major industry.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Heidrick & Struggles

We embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do. See how we’re building a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment where everyone can do their best work.

Purpose, Vision, and Values

Leading with our Values

Heidrick & Struggles was formed under the premise that helping organizations and their leaders allows us to change the world, one leadership team at a time.

Meet our leadership.
Krishnan Rajagopalan
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Harris
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kamau Coar
Chief Legal Officer and Chief Inclusion Officer

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