May 18, 2012 – Chicago-based executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has named Daren Kemp as global practice managing partner of the industrial practice. Mr. Kemp currently serves as managing partner and chairman of the strategic partners program and partner-in-charge of the Singapore offic. He will be relocating to the London office. "Daren is a highly accomplished leader with a proven track record for successfully running key functions within our business," said Heidrick & Struggles' CEO L. Kevin Kelly. "His passion, thoughtful perspective and relentless ability to challenge those around him – help to provide exceptional results and the highest levels of service for our clients globally."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.