Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: HSII), a premier provider of executive search, leadership assessment and development, organization and team effectiveness, and culture shaping services globally has announced the opening of an office in Ireland and the appointment of Stafford Bagot as the Partner in Charge of the Dublin office.
“For more than 65 years, we have been providing our clients with diversified solutions to help them build strong leadership teams globally,” said Krishnan Rajagopalan, President and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles. “We are delighted to add the Dublin office to our global operations given the growing prominence of the professional services sector and the increasing demand for innovative talent and leadership solutions in Ireland. With Stafford’s depth and breadth of experience in executive search, we will be able to better assist Irish corporates by offering premier services from executive search and leadership assessment and development, to organisation and team effectiveness and culture shaping.”
Appointed to lead Heidrick & Struggles’ operations in Ireland, Stafford Bagot brings over twenty years of experience in global executive search for both local and multinational organizations. He also has broad experience around succession planning for listed and private equity companies. While managing the Ireland operation, he will continue to serve as Managing Partner for Heidrick & Struggles’ Engineering, Infrastructure & Sustainability Practice.
“Heidrick & Struggles is one of the pioneers of the executive search industry and, under Stafford’s leadership, we have a strong opportunity to serve Irish businesses, particularly those who are keen to grow their operations globally,” added Rajagopalan.