Heidrick & Struggles Acquires New Zealand-Based Firm
April 8, 2010 – Chicago-based executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has acquired Wellington, New Zealand-based firm Bell McCaw Bampfylde. Bell McCaw founder, Lilias Bell, has been named a partner at Heidrick & Struggles and will be based in Wellington. Ms. Bell founded her own leadership firm after a career in the consumer and professional services sectors in the U.K. Bell McCaw Bampfylde served top level New Zealand businesses and government, working with NZX Top 50 organizations as well as educational institutions, start-ups, private equity and venture capital groups. Heidrick & Struggles is a provider of senior-level executive search and leadership advisory services, including succession planning, executive assessment, talent retention management, executive development, transition consulting for newly appointed executives, and M&A human capital integration consulting.