June 21, 2012 – Chicago-based executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has added Lyn Brennan as a partner within the firm's life sciences practice. She will be based out of New York. Ms. Brennan comes to Heidrick from Amrop Battalia Winston, where she served on the firm's management committee and led the New York-based executive search firm's healthcare, academic medicine and not-for-profit practice since 2003. "Lyn has the ideal blend of executive, healthcare and client-service skills to further advance Heidrick & Struggles as the premiere Leadership Advisory firm in the sector," said David Vied, regional managing partner of the Americas' life sciences practice. "She will continue to build on the practices strong foundation and lend her expertise to better prepare our clients for the complex industry challenges and opportunities that lie ahead." 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.