April 12, 2013 – Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has launched a global mobility practice, co-led by Kelly Kay, managing partner software and mobility and Michael Flagg, managing partner communications, hardware, systems, semiconductor and mobility. With the continued aggressive growth of tablet computing, smart phones and devices, mobility is transforming how companies operate. As a result, this new practice was created within Heidrick due answer the high demand for a new segment of executives to lead these critical up-and-coming business units. "Leaders across all industries are adopting mobile practices to drive their growth and maintain competitiveness," said Mr. Flagg. "This momentum clearly indicates the emphasis organizations are placing on finding the right leaders – companies need to bring in world class talent to devise and implement their mobility 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.