February 16, 2011 – Chicago-headquartered executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has named Jeannie Finkel as a partner in its financial services and chief human resources officer (CHRO) practices based out of Los Angeles. Mr. Finkel comes to the firm from Trust Company of the West, an asset management firm based in Los Angeles, where she served as managing director of HR. "Jeannie brings a fine-tuned depth of experience and differentiated perspective to our clients in the financial services and HR spaces," said Tim Holt, co-managing partner of the Americas financial services practice and of the firm's Northeast Region. "Jeannie has a tremendous track record and a professionalism and intensity that will resonate with our clients and fit very well with the dynamic and client-focused culture of our firm." 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.