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Jeff Markowitz To Run VC Search for Heidrick & Struggles

Jeff Markowitz has joined executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles as managing partner of its global venture capital practice. He previously was with Howard Fischer Associates.

PRESS RELEASE

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII), the leadership advisory firm providing executive search and leadership consulting services worldwide, today announced that Jeff Markowitz has joined the firm as Managing Partner of its Global Venture Capital Practice.

As head of the specialized Venture Capital Practice, Mr. Markowitz will be responsible for senior-level searches within all areas of venture capital with particular emphasis on the technology sector. He reports
to Todd R. Monti, Managing Partner of the Global Private Equity and Venture Capital Practice.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Markowitz was a partner and member of the executive committee of a national executive recruiting firm. Among  his many accomplishments during his twelve-year tenure with that firm,
he helped to establish and build that firm’s presence in Silicon Valley, managing a broad range of professional searches for private equity, venture capital clients, as well as public companies. Earlier, he was a manager with the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche.

“Jeff’s financial background, exceptional track record as a search consultant, and prominence within the venture capital community is a tremendous asset to our firm and the many clients we serve,” said Mr. Monti. “With the market for venture investing continuing its rebound, his expertise will prove invaluable as our clients work to strengthen their leadership teams, as well as those of their portfolio companies.”

Mr. Markowitz earned his accounting degree from the University of Maryland. He is a CPA licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and California.

About Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII) is the leadership advisory firm providing senior-level executive search and leadership consulting services, including succession planning, executive assessment and development, talent retention management, transition consulting for newly appointed executives, and M&A human capital integration consulting. For almost 60 years, we have focused on quality service and built strong leadership teams through our relationships with clients and individuals worldwide. Today, Heidrick & Struggles leadership experts operate from principal business centers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about Heidrick & Struggles, please visit www.heidrick.com.