March 19, 2015 – Chicago-based Heidrick & Struggles International has strengthened its technology expertise with the addition of Tim Lüdke in its Munich office. Mr. Lüdke most recently worked as a partner at Xellento, a Munich-based executive search firm offering consulting expertise and executive recruitment. He has also served as a board member at Graphisoft, Nemetschek-Vectorworks and Maxon Computer. Before his time at Xellento, Mr. Lüdke was the CEO of Nemetschek, a global AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) software company. "Tim brings extensive experience in several of our most important sectors and understands the delicate balance of technology and leadership. His deep knowledge will help our clients make an organizational impact through the use of technology while his widespread career in search will enable Heidrick to further solidify ourselves as the preferred search firm in the German marketplace," said Michael Cullen, managing partner, global technology services practice. Heidrick & Struggles is a provider of integrated senior-level executive search and leadership advisory services.