April 13, 2011 – Chicago-headquartered executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has announced that Anne Lim O'Brien has rejoined the firm as a partner in the consumer markets and the CEO & board practices and will be based out of New York. Ms. O'Brien joins the firm from Russell Reynolds Associates where she served as partner and co-leader of its consumer products and services practice for North America. Having almost 20 years experience with Heidrick & Struggles, she previously served as head of the consumer markets practice within the Americas. "We are very pleased to have Anne rejoining our organization – it is a homecoming and her depth of global experience and connectivity further positions our consumer practice for continued growth and success," said Luis Urbano, global managing partner, consumer markets. 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.