CHICAGO, Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII), the premier provider of Executive Search and Leadership Consulting services worldwide, today announced that Michael Cullen has been named Regional Managing Partner, Americas within the Global Technology & Services Practice, effective immediately. Previously, Cullen held a wide variety of leadership roles within the practice, having led both the Strategic Partner Program and the Hardware & Systems and Semiconductor sectors. He joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2008. "Mike is an experienced leader and an outstanding person to drive our business and practice into the future," said Krishnan Rajagopalan, Global Managing Partner of the Technology & Services Practice for Heidrick & Struggles. "Our Technology Practice continues to grow and is a priority for our firm. We are fortunate to have someone with Mike's energy and dedication advising clients and sharing his expertise." Prior to Heidrick & Struggles, Cullen was the Head of the Office of Executive Talent at EMC Corporation, the world leader in products, services and solutions for information management and storage. Earlier in his career, he spent 10 years in various capacities in the Executive Search industry and successfully launched and ran a well-known franchise in New York City. Boston based, Cullen is active in both public and private education. He currently serves on the foundation board for The State University of New York's Empire College and the Board of Visitors for Northeastern University's D'Amore-McKim School of Business. About Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII) is the premier provider of senior-level Executive Search and Leadership Consulting services, including culture shaping, executive assessment, succession planning, board effectiveness, leadership development and leadership strategy. 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. For more information about Heidrick & Struggles, please visit www.heidrick.com .
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