November 11, 2013 – Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International/(NASDAQ:HSII) has added Phyllis Schneble as partner to its life sciences and consumer practice groups. She is based in the firm's New York office. Ms. Schneble will leverage her expertise with clients globally, focusing on key relationships within the pharmaceutical, consumer health and digital technology communities. Previously, she led sales & marketing for dLife, For Your Diabetes Life – a venture capital-backed digital start up with consumer-facing properties in web, video, social media and mobile channels. "Phyllis offers a unique intersection of knowledge and consulting skill to both our clients and our global teams," said Charlie Moore, global practice managing partner of the firm's healthcare and life sciences practice. "It is a definitive trend that consumers are taking their health into their own hands, significantly shifting the landscape. Our clients look for and value our anticipation of future global trends, so her joining our firm makes our team even stronger." 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.