December 13, 2012 – Executive recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles International has announced a realignment of the company's organizational structure and operating model. Three veteran Heidrick & Struggles consultants will now assume elevated regional leadership positions with expanded responsibilities, including managing growth and profitability across each region. The new regional leaders are: Jory Marino, Americas; Luis Urbano, Europe; and Steve Mullinjer, Asia Pacific. Mr. Marino serves as vice chairman and a senior member of the firm's financial services practice. Mr. Urbano joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2002 as a partner in the consumer services practice and in 2010 was named global managing partner for the consumer markets practice. He is also a partner in the CEO & board of directors practice, based in Madrid. Mr. Mullinjer currently leads Heidrick & Struggles' business in Asia and the Middle East. His responsibilities have been expanded to include Australia and New Zealand. He also oversees the firm's private equity practice in the region. L. Kevin Kelly, CEO of Heidrick & Struggles, stated: "I am confident that by assuming these elevated roles, Jory, Luis and Steve will help us aggressively execute on our strategy in each of the markets we serve around the globe by ensuring greater collaboration between our regions and practices, and positioning the firm to achieve long-term growth and profitability."