June 3, 2013 – Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has added two new partners: Patricia Coleman joins the firm's life sciences practice in Chicago and Jeff Cohn joins the leadership consulting practice in New York. Ms. Coleman brings more than 25 years of executive search and professional services experience with an emphasis on the life sciences industry along with strong functional credentials in legal, compliance and risk management. Mr. Cohn joins Heidrick & Struggles as an expert in CEO succession planning and executive assessment, bringing more than 20 years of experience advising boards and top management teams. Most recently, he operated his own consulting firm whose clients included a number of Fortune 500 CEOs. "As a leadership company, our firm's commitment to our clients begins with bringing creative solutions to the table – and that can only happen through our people," said Jory Marino, vice chairman and regional leader, Americas. "Both Patricia and Jeff possess the experience and capabilities that will help our clients continue to develop their leadership platform and capitalize on innovative and emerging talent trends." 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.