Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: HSII), a premier provider of executive search, leadership consultingand culture shapingworldwide, has appointed David Crawford as a Partner in its Global Technology Services Practice.

Based in London with a European remit, Crawford will focus on strengthening the firm’s search and leadership advisory activities in IT services, software and private equity tech portfolios.

“As the market demands more technology savvy business leaders, we know that David’s deep industry knowledge across the IT software and services sectors and private equity-tech space will bring value to our team and our clients” said Tim Luedke, European Managing Partner of the Global Technology Services Practice at Heidrick & Struggles. “His standing as one of the top leadership advisors in Europe will further enhance our offerings and, in turn, Heidrick’s global resources will allow David to make an even greater impact.”

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Crawford was a Managing Director of a global executive search firm for 17 years and head of its European technology sector operation for five years. Previously, he spent five years as a consultant at Accenture.

“I’m delighted to be joining Heidrick & Struggles at a time when there is so much growth within the business, and look forward to building on this momentum,” he said.

Crawford has a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacology from University College London.

SOURCE: Heidrick & Struggles