September 22, 2014 – Heidrick & Struggles International has added Robert S. Kaplan to its board of directors. Mr. Kaplan is the senior associate dean and Martin Marshall Professor of Management Practice in Business Administration at Harvard Business School. "We are delighted to welcome Rob to our board of directors," said Richard Beattie, chairman of the board. "Rob brings more than three decades of financial and operating experience, as well as broad management and leadership expertise and will add a valuable perspective to our board. We look forward to benefitting from his judgment and counsel." Prior to joining Harvard Business School in September 2005, Mr. Kaplan spent nearly 25 years at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., most recently serving as vice chairman. 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.