October 4, 2010 – Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has named Pratap Nambiar as a partner in its Singapore office. Mr. Nambiar, who brings with him over 35 years of experience in the consumer, industrial and professional services industries, will work with Heidricks' leadership consulting practice to deliver an integrated solution combining leadership consulting with executive search to maximize the value of their client’s leadership. “We are extremely excited to have Pratap on the team. Given the growth of the leadership consulting practice in Asia Pacific, his broad experience across the different industries and markets coupled with his executive coaching background will be of great benefit to our clients, reinforcing the depth and breadth of our expertise,” said Gareth McIlroy, managing partner of Heidrick & Struggles' Asia Pacific leadership consulting practice. A qualified coach, Mr. Nambiar joined Heidrick & Struggles from a Singapore-based CEO coaching firm which he founded and managed for two years. Prior to that, he was a partner with KPMG, based in Singapore. 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.