June 6, 2012 – Chicago-based executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has added Michael Morcos, Raed Sater and David Myers to its Dubai office as partners. The trio previously formed the Middle East office of EWK International in 2008. Over the past four years, they have established relationships with leadership teams of major regional companies by providing executive search, management assessment and outsourced project recruitment capabilities. Mr. Morcos will be partner-in-charge of the Middle East region. "In addition to significantly expanding our geographic footprint in a strategically important market, we have aligned ourselves with three of the most respected consultants in the Middle East," said L. Kevin Kelly, CEO of Heidrick & Struggles. "They bring a deep understanding of the entire Gulf region, a complementary client base that includes relationships with C-Suite executives at leading local and regional companies and a client service philosophy that is consistent with our culture. 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.