November 21, 2010 – Chicago-headquartered executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has added Todd Taylor as a partner in its financial services practice. Mr. Taylor will be based in New York and will focus primarily on serving clients in the wealth management sector. Most recently, he served as co-founder and managing partner of a startup Hedge Fund of Funds advisory firm. Immediately prior he spent 22 years with Morgan Stanley in roles of increasing responsibility including leading the firm's High Net Worth business. "Todd's unique blend of seasoned industry experience, strategy formulation and proven management acumen will enable him to serve our current and future clients exceptionally well and to make significant contributions to the firm overall," said Tim Holt, co-managing partner of the Americas financial services practice and of the firm's northeast region. "We are delighted to have someone of Todd's caliber on our team which advances our firm's unique leadership advisory strategy." 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.