Hirokazu Higuma Joins Heidrick & Struggles' Global Technology & Services Practice as a Partner

Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: HSII), a provider of executive search, leadership assessment and development, organization and team effectiveness, and culture shaping services globally, announced that Hirokazu Higuma has joined the firm's Executive Search business as a Partner in its Global Technology & Services Practice. He is based in the Tokyo, Japan office.

Higuma has more than 25 years of international market and technology experience in IT, cloud, semiconductors, communications, Internet of Things and cybersecurity. In his role with Heidrick & Struggles, he leads both the Global Technology & Services and IT Officers practices in Japan specializing in senior leadership searches across all industries.

"Hiro brings a unique global perspective combined with extensive technology experience that will be a strong asset in serving our clients facing fast-paced digital transformations. He is a great addition to our Search team, and we look forward to continuing to serve our clients as their trusted leadership advisors while growing our business in Asia," said Stephen McAlinden, Regional Leader for Asia Pacific and the Middle East, Heidrick & Struggles.

Prior to joining to Heidrick & Struggles, Higuma began his career as an engineer and has held senior leadership positions at leading technology companies in the United States and Japan, including Altera Corporation and Altera Japan Ltd. (now Intel), Microsoft and Symantec Japan.