NEW YORK, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq:HSII), the premier provider of executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping worldwide, further strengthens its Healthcare and Life Sciences expertise with the addition of Samantha Carey as Partner. She will be co-located in the firm's New York and Denver offices.
Carey joins Heidrick & Struggles from another global executive search firm where she had been a senior member of the Global Healthcare and Life Science practice and Private Equity practice. Her experience with Private Equity practice at this firm focused on recruiting investment professionals, operating partners and portfolio company executives. Prior to this, she was also a partner at another leading international executive search firm specializing in healthcare.
Previously, Carey was a partner with a boutique search firm where she co-founded the firm's Life Sciences Practice. She has also been named to BusinessWeek's list of the "World's Most Influential Headhunters." Carey started her career in strategy consulting where she worked for a boutique firm serving the healthcare industry.
"We are thrilled to have Samantha join our growing healthcare practice, as she brings deep insight into a number of industry sectors as well as in Private Equity. Her reputation as a 'client driven' Partner is well deserved. As part of the Healthcare and Life Sciences Leadership Team, she will help guide our strategic direction which is focused on serving our clients and candidates on human capital and leadership consulting issues," said John Mitchell, Global Managing Partner, Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice - Heidrick & Struggles.
Carey serves on the board of Pact, a $200-million global non-profit that works with local communities and stakeholders to help solve systemic issues keeping people in poverty.
She attended Kenyon College in Columbus, Ohio, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and was also an All-American swimmer.
About Heidrick & Struggles:
Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: HSII) serves the executive talent and leadership needs of the world's top organizations as the premier provider of leadership consulting, culture shaping and senior-level executive search services. Heidrick & Struggles pioneered the profession of executive search more than 60 years ago. Today, the firm serves as a trusted advisor, providing integrated leadership solutions and helping its clients change the world, one leadership team at a time. www.heidrick.com.
H&S Media Contact:
Lia Randazzo – +1 312.496.1788, email@example.com
Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150625/225615
Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/139029
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/heidrick--struggles-adds-to-growing-healthcare-and-life-sciences-practice-300104720.html
SOURCE Heidrick & Struggles