LONDON, March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Heidrick & Struggles (NASDAQ: HSII), the premier provider of executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping worldwide, has appointed Jenni Hibbert to lead the Financial Services practice in the United Kingdom. She will continue to be based out of Heidrick & Struggles' London office.
In her new role, Hibbert will have full responsibility for managing the firm's UK financial services business, overseeing a team of approximately 40 individuals with a focus on providing comprehensive executive search and leadership counsel to top-tier financial institutions across the UK.
"The size, scale and importance of our UK financial services business is unique," said David Boehmer, Global Managing Partner of Financial Services, Heidrick & Struggles. "Throughout her time at the firm, Jenni has made a significant impact with senior executives and boards at financial services companies throughout our global operations. Her dedicated leadership in the UK will ensure a continued focus on growth and client service in this critically important segment."
During the last 11 years, Hibbert has served as a lead partner in Heidrick & Struggles' Insurance Practice working across Europe & Africa to execute CEO and non-executive director searches across all corporate disciplines, both functional and technical, including actuarial, underwriting and risk. She has also played a key role in launching and developing the firm's UK-led networks of diverse senior talent and is a core member of the firm's Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors Practice. Additionally, Hibbert has been instrumental in establishing The Board Network for women non-executive directors, and sits on the firm's global Consultant Promotion Committee.
Hibbert received a master's degree in English from Cambridge University and a bachelor's degree in English and Drama from Birmingham University. She is active with a number of education charities and institutions, including the English-Speaking Union.
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