CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heidrick & Struggles International (Nasdaq:HSII), the premier professional services firm focused on serving the leadership needs of top organizations globally, is pleased to announce today that Sean Carroll has joined the firm as a Partner in the firm's Global Technology & Services Practice. He is based in New York. Carroll has more than fifteen years' tenure filling senior level positions including CEOs, as well as functional leaders in sales, marketing, finance and engineering, focusing on the software and internet/digital media sectors. "Sean is well-known within the technology industry and brings extensive experience in mobility and internet that will be most valuable to our clients," said Krishnan Rajagopalan global practice managing partner of the Global Technology & Services Practice. "In addition, his commitment to client service and best-team philosophy makes him an extremely strong cultural fit." Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Carroll was managing partner for a boutique retained executive search firm, where he led all activities in the New York metro market. Previously, he was managing partner of a 10-person boutique firm serving the technology industry. Earlier, he was a SVP and head of human capital with Pequot Capital Management, serving as the talent advisor to the Boards and CEOs of more than 40 portfolio companies. Carroll began his career as a naval aviator where he served in the Gulf War as a maritime patrol pilot and mission commander. He received a bachelor's degree in oceanography from the United States Naval Academy. About Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. 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. For more information about Heidrick & Struggles, please visit www.heidrick.com .
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