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Heidrick & Struggles International Inc (HSII.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Tracy Wolstencroft

59 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Krishnan Rajagopalan

58 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mark Harris

48 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Richard Greene

55 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Corinna Christophorou

2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Kamau Coar

41 2018 General Counsel

Lyle Logan

58 2018 Lead Independent Director

Elizabeth Axelrod

55 2016 Independent Director

Clare Chapman

58 2016 Independent Director

Gary Knell

64 2007 Independent Director

T. Willem Mesdag

64 2016 Independent Director

Adam Warby

58 2018 Independent Director

Julie Creed

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Tracy Wolstencroft

Mr. Tracy R. Wolstencroft is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He serves as the Chairman of our Board, a position to which he was appointed on July 6, 2017 upon his retirement as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Wolstencroft served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from February 3, 2014 until his retirement. He has served as a director of the Company since February 6, 2014. Previously, Mr. Wolstencroft was a longstanding partner at Goldman Sachs and served on its firmwide partnership committee. During his 25-year career (1985 – 2010), he led a wide array of Goldman’s investment banking businesses and advised a diverse range of corporate and government clients across the United States, Asia and Latin America. During his tenure, he spent four years living in Asia focused on China, Japan and Singapore. Upon retiring, and given his deep commitment to climate change, he continued to serve as an advisor to the firm and Chair of Goldman’s global clean technology practice. He currently serves on a number of not-for-profit boards including as Co-Chair of the International Rescue Committee, Vice-Chair of the National Geographic Society, a trustee of the Brookings Institution, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Krishnan Rajagopalan

Mr. Krishnan Rajagopalan is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since July 6, 2017. He served as acting President and Chief Executive Officer from April 3, 2017 until July 6, 2017. Prior to becoming President and CEO, Mr. Rajagopalan served as Executive Vice President and Managing Partner – Executive Search since January 2016. Previously, he served as Head of Global Practices beginning in April 2014 and was appointed an Executive Vice President on January 1, 2015. Mr. Rajagopalan has served in other leadership roles including Global Practice Managing Partner, Technology and Services (2010 to 2014) and Global Practices Managing Partner, Business/Professional Services (2007 to 2010). Mr. Rajagopalan joined the firm in 2001 in executive search. He has been a director of the Company since 2017.

Mark Harris

Mr. Mark Robert Harris serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Harris was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company on March 19, 2018. He had been serving as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer of the Company since February 2018. From 2015, Mr. Harris had been Chief Financial Officer at Hercules Capital, a publicly traded business development company, responsible for finance, accounting, operations, legal and investor relations. Prior to that, Mr. Harris worked at Avenue Capital Group for over 8 years, where he served as their Chief Financial Officer for their Asia Strategy and was their Senior Managing Director/Head of Asia, in which he led the entire Asia strategy. Prior to working at Avenue Capital Group, from 2004 to 2006 Mr. Harris served as Corporate Financial Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Hutchinson Telecommunications, a telecommunications company based in Hong Kong.

Richard Greene

Mr. Richard W. Greene is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Company, since January 1, 2015. Previously, Mr. Greene was the global Head of Talent Management and a global segment HR executive at Bunge, an agribusiness and food production company (2011 to 2014). Mr. Greene previously managed Heidrick & Struggles’ Leadership Consulting and Human Resources practices in the Americas (2006 to 2011).

Corinna Christophorou

Ms. Corinna Christophorou is Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Based in London, Christophorou has been working as Vice President for Market Development with Heidrick & Struggles inEuropeand Africa. She has led the firm's business development, communications and marketing activities in the region for over three years. Previously, she has held senior leadership roles with global professional services firms, focusing on improving performance and profitability.

Kamau Coar

Mr. Kamau Akili Coar serves as General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Coar was appointed General Counsel effective February 1, 2018. Previously, Mr. Coar served as VP, Associate General Counsel (2012 to 2017). Prior to that, Mr. Coar was a partner at Ungaretti & Harris LLP, which he joined in 2003.

Lyle Logan

Mr. Lyle Logan is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has served as the Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Global Financial Institutions Group for The Northern Trust Company since 2009. Mr. Logan has served in several leadership positions with Northern Trust during his career, including serving as Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Institutional Sales and Client Servicing for Northern Trust Global Investments from 2005 through 2010; Head of Chicago Private Banking within Northern Trust’s Personal Financial Services unit from 2003 through 2005; and Senior Vice President and Personal Financial Services Manager for Northern Trust’s Midwest Region from 2000 through 2003. Mr. Logan is also the Chairman and CEO of The Northern Trust International Banking Corporation. Mr. Logan also serves on the boards of Adtalem Global Education Inc. (since 2007), where he serves as the Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and on the Compensation Committee; Chicago Children’s Memorial Hospital, and The Field Foundation. He has been a director of the Company since 2015.

Elizabeth Axelrod

Ms. Elizabeth L. Axelrod is Independent Director of the Company. She serves as Vice President, Employee Experience for Airbnb as of January 4, 2017. Previously, she served as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources for eBay Inc. from March 2005 to July 2015. Prior to her tenure at eBay, Ms. Axelrod served as the Chief Talent Officer for WPP PLC, a global communications services group where she was also an Executive Director, and as a partner at McKinsey & Company. She is co-author of The War for Talent, published by Harvard Business School Press in 2001. She has been a director of the Company since 2016.

Clare Chapman

Ms. Clare M. Chapman is Independent Director of the company. She is retired. She is the former Group People Director of BT Group, one of the world’s leading communications services companies based in the UK and serving customers in 170 countries worldwide. Ms. Chapman served in this role from 2011 through 2015. Prior to this role, Ms. Chapman was the Director General of Workforce for the National Health Service and Social Care system where her responsibilities impacted more than 2.2 million healthcare employees in England. Previously, she was the Human Resources Director for Tesco PLC and Vice President of Human Resources for PepsiCo’s operations in continental Europe. Ms. Chapman also serves on the Board of Kingfisher PLC. Ms. Chapman also co-chairs the Purposeful Company Task Force. Founded by the Big Innovation Centre in 2015, the Task Force is a consortia of leading executives, investors, policy makers, academics and stakeholder representatives in the United Kingdom. Its focus is making good Britain’s short-fall of purposeful, long-term companies to equip the economy to rise to the challenge of lifting investment, innovation and living standards. It is tackling the fundamentals of what it means to be a modern company. She is also an employer representative on the Low Pay Commission, an independent body that advises the United Kingdom government about the national living wage and national minimum wage rates and related matters. She has been a director of the Company since 2016.

Gary Knell

Mr. Gary E. Knell is an Independent Director of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., since September 2007. He is the Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society. He served as President and CEO of the Society from January 2014 to February 2018. Prior to joining the Society as President and CEO, Mr. Knell served as President and Chief Executive Officer of National Public Radio, Inc. from December 2011 to October 2013. Mr. Knell served in various leadership capacities within media companies, including serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Workshop (formerly known as Children’s Television Workshop) from 2000 to November 2011, Chief Operations Officer of Children’s Television Workshop from 1998 to 2000, President and Managing Director of Manager Media International from 1996 to 1997 and Executive Vice President for Corporate Affairs at Children’s Television Workshop from 1989 to 1996. From 1982 to 1989, Mr. Knell headed Governmental, Business and Legal Affairs and served as Board Secretary for WNET/THIRTEEN. From 1978 to 1981, he was Counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure and the Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations. From 1976 to 1977, he was the legal assistant to the Governor of California. Mr. Knell also serves on the board of directors of The Economic Club of Washington and the board of trustees of The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. He has been a director of the Company since 2007. Mr. Knell brings to our Board a wide range of experience in senior leadership positions in both the public and private sectors, including over 30 years of senior operations and executive management experience with National Geographic and other media companies.

T. Willem Mesdag

Mr. T. Willem Mesdag is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Founder and current Managing Partner of Red Mountain Capital Partners, an investment management fund based in Los Angeles, California, and established in 2005. Previously, he served as a Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co., and as a securities lawyer with Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll. Mr. Mesdag also serves on the board of directors of Destination XL Group, Inc. He previously served on the boards of Encore Capital Group, Inc., 3iGroup plc, Cost Plus, Inc., Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc., and Skandia Group AB. Mr. Mesdag also serves on the board of trustees of the Aspen Music Festival and School and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has been a director of the Company since 2016.

Adam Warby

Mr. Adam Warby serves as Independent Director of the Company effective January 1, 2018. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Avanade Inc., a leading global provider of professional services for Microsoft digital, cloud and business solutions, since September 2008. Mr. Warby joined from Microsoft Corporation as a founding member of this joint venture created by Accenture LLP and Microsoft in April 2000, and has been instrumental in managing and growing business operations as well as shaping the culture of a diverse team of more than 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries. A true global citizen, including living in the United States for seven years, he served as General Manager and Executive Vice President for Microsoft’s North American and European operations during his tenure. As Chief Executive of Avanade, Mr. Warby has led both organic and inorganic growth, including five acquisitions across Europe and North America, resulting in annual sales in excess of $2.4 billion, more than doubling under his leadership. Mr. Warby also serves on the board of SimCorp A/S and is board member of Junior Achievement Europe. Through over 30 years of strategic leadership and consulting experience, spanning his time at IBM, Microsoft and Avanade, Mr. Warby brings a unique understanding and experience of applying technology in both innovative and practical ways to address the opportunities and challenges faced by the digital transformations our clients are facing today.

Julie Creed

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