Gupta joins Heidrick & Struggles as Sr. VP
CHICAGO, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSII), the world's premier executive search and leadership consulting firm, today announced Sanjay Gupta has joined the firm as Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer. Based in the firm's Chicago headquarters, he will report directly to Chief Executive Officer L. Kevin Kelly.
"Serving our clients around the globe is highly dependent on effective technology and well-designed systems. Having an experienced and talented leader who can help us leap forward to improve the design and effectiveness of our IT infrastructure is critical to our success," said Kelly. "Sanjay is a seasoned professional with more than 22 years of technology experience
and we are pleased to welcome him to our senior management team."
Gupta, 43, joins Heidrick & Struggles from Gartner, Inc., a $1 billion leader of IT research and strategy consulting, where he was Managing Partner. He joined that company in 1999.
Previously, Gupta was a senior-level business analyst, strategic planner and manager with Ford Motor Company. Prior to that, he was a manager assigned to Ford through Computer Training and Support Corporation (CTSC). From 1985 to 1989 he worked for India-based units of Caterpillar, Inc., Hewlett Packard Division and the Yamaha Motorcycle Division.
Gupta holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, a master's degree in engineering from Wayne State University and a bachelor's degree in engineering from Punjab Engineering College.
About Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.
Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. is the world's premier provider of senior-level executive search and leadership consulting services, including talent management, board building, executive on-boarding and M&A effectiveness. For more than 50 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 http://www.heidrick.com.
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