Heidrick & Struggles

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. is a leadership advisory firm providing executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services to businesses and business leaders worldwide. The Company partners with respected organizations globally to build and sustain the best leadership teams in the world, with a specialized focus on the placement of top-level senior executives. Heidrick & Struggles believes that focusing on top-level senior executives provides the opportunity for several advantages including access to and influence with key decision makers, increased potential for recurring search and consulting engagements, higher fees per search, enhanced brand visibility, and a leveraged global footprint. Working at the top of client organizations also facilitates the attraction and retention of high-caliber consultants who desire to serve top industry executives and their leadership needs. The Company's executive search services derive revenue through the fees generated for each search engagement, which generally are based on the annual compensation for the placed executive. 

Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
1,814 (est)
Heidrick & Struggles was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Heidrick & Struggles Office Locations

Heidrick & Struggles has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
4900 Willis Tower 233 S Wacker Dr
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Heidrick & Struggles Financials and Metrics

Heidrick & Struggles Financials

Heidrick & Struggles's revenue was reported to be $600.9 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

164.5 m

Net income (Q3, 2017)

8.2 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

14 m

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

477.3 m

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

105.7 m
Heidrick & Struggles's current market capitalization is $477.3 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


481 m513.2 m548.3 m600.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Sales and marketing expense

400.1 m

General and administrative expense

147.1 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


123.5 m115.5 m141 m130.3 m118.5 m137.7 m142.9 m134.3 m153.8 m148.2 m144.2 m157.1 m164.5 m

Sales and marketing expense

81.7 m75.9 m92.1 m84 m78.5 m90.7 m95.7 m91.1 m101.5 m95.4 m97.2 m103.4 m108.5 m

General and administrative expense

29 m34.4 m31.4 m32.2 m30 m33.2 m29.8 m35.2 m35.6 m36.2 m36.1 m38.1 m37.2 m

Operating expense total

115.2 m114.8 m128.4 m120.7 m111.8 m128.5 m129.9 m130.4 m142.1 m136.2 m137.5 m185.5 m150.4 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


181.6 m211.4 m190.5 m165 m

Accounts Receivable

71.7 m68.4 m76.1 m93.2 m

Current Assets

290.8 m330.3 m309 m298.4 m


35 m30.4 m36.5 m35.1 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


132.8 m101.4 m123.4 m159.5 m107.6 m119.9 m129 m62 m85.4 m100 m68.3 m58.2 m105.7 m

Accounts Receivable

11.5 m85.4 m105 m94.1 m83 m97.3 m106.7 m95.5 m107.1 m114.7 m111.4 m124.4 m129.6 m

Current Assets

267.7 m226.5 m269.8 m294.4 m243.2 m270.7 m290.1 m203.1 m231.8 m259 m225.1 m225.6 m280.7 m


35.7 m33.8 m32.1 m30.1 m34.3 m34.6 m35.6 m35.3 m36.5 m36.1 m40.1 m41.5 m41.9 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

6.3 m6.8 m17.1 m15.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

16.3 m15.3 m13.7 m16.4 m

Accounts Payable

(504 k)(2.1 m)810 k941 k

Cash From Operating Activities

44 m56.8 m57.6 m24.8 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

4.1 m(744 k)3.8 m3 m3.4 m8.4 m15.9 m1.3 m8 m14.9 m650 k(17.6 m)(9.4 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.7 m10 m3.7 m7.6 m11.7 m3.8 m7.6 m11.3 m

Accounts Receivable

105 m94.1 m83 m97.3 m106.7 m95.5 m(30.1 m)(33.3 m)17.2 m28.5 m32.6 m

Accounts Payable

5.5 m5.5 m7.7 m258 k(1.3 m)1.5 m(1 m)2.3 m(325 k)63 k49 k
USDY, 2017


90.7 k

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Heidrick & Struggles News and Updates

Heidrick & Struggles hires Kwok as partner for financial services practice

Chicago-based Heidrick & Struggles, an executive search firm, has named Anny Kwok as a partner in its Hong Kong-based financial services practice which focuses on serving clients in private equity and alternative asset management. Previously, Kwok worked at an unnamed international executive fir…

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