September 2, 2014 – Heidrick & Struggles International has named Alan Cork as a partner within the firm's global consumer markets practice. He will be based in Minneapolis. Mr. Cork joins Heidrick after several years recruiting within the packaged goods and retail sectors at Russell Reynolds Associates. He brings with him more than 20 years of packaged goods, brand and marketing search experience. "Alan brings a sophisticated depth of industry knowledge to Heidrick. His collaborative leadership style and experience in advising some of the most renowned global brands will provide a keen focus to our clients," said Guy Cote, regional managing partner, consumer practice. 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.