September 25, 2009 – Executive search firm Spencer Stuart has been retained by Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. to lead in its search for a new chief executive officer. Current president and CEO, Peter H. Soderberg, has announced his retirement. The search process, which is already underway, will include a full review of both internal and external candidates. Hill-Rom is a worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry. Founded in 1956 and privately owned, Spencer Stuart is an executive search consulting firm with 51 offices in 27 countries.