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Heidrick & Struggles Co-Sponsors the 2020 Edition of the “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining”

By 06/04/2020News

London – 6 April 2020: Women in Mining UK (WIM) is pleased to announce Heidrick & Struggles, a premier provider of executive search, leadership assessment and development, organisation and team effectiveness, and culture shaping services globally, as a co-sponsor of the 2020 edition of the “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” (WIM100) publication, alongside BMO Capital Markets, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and IBM.

Melinda Moore, Head of Global Outreach, said, “Heidrick & Struggles has diversity and inclusion embedded in everything it does – from the approach it takes to advising clients to the way it operates as a firm. As the mining industry continues to work hard to improve female representation, we are delighted to have one of the leading executive search firms support our own efforts to ensure inspirational women in our industry gain the visibility and recognition they deserve, as well as demonstrating that this is an industry that can provide women with rewarding careers.”

“We know that an inclusive culture, with a diverse leadership team, will strengthen an organisation now and into the future. We’re proud to support Women in Mining and its efforts to promote and recognise female leadership and achievements in the industry,” said Adam Badenoch, global leader of Heidrick & Struggles’ Mining & Metals Practice.

“It is encouraging to see continued progress across the industry, and we are committed to championing women at all levels of their organisations. We are delighted to celebrate and support this cohort of inspirational women,” added Tim Jensen, who leads the Mining sector for Heidrick & Struggles’ Americas Region.

Nominations for the 2020 edition of WIM100 are open until 12:00 am GMT on Tuesday 30 June 2020 and the successful nominees will be announced on Thursday 19 November 2020, with a celebratory event and symposium in London.

The nomination form is available at

About Heidrick & Struggles
Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: HSII) serves the senior-level talent and leadership needs of the world’s top organizations as a trusted advisor across executive search, leadership assessment and development, organization and team effectiveness, and culture shaping services. Heidrick & Struggles pioneered the profession of executive search more than 60 years ago. Today, the firm provides integrated leadership solutions to help our clients change the world, one leadership team at a time.®

Heidrick & Struggles Contact
Cassie O’Brien

About WIM
Women in Mining UK (WIM) is a volunteer non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the employment, retention and advancement of women in the mining sector. WIM offers a strong international network to progress professional goals and career aspirations and hosts numerous networking, educational and mentoring events to support personal development. Membership is free to both women and men.

Previous editions of the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining are available here:

WIM Contact
Ariadna D. Peretz
Head of Communications
T: +44 (0) 7488 495 969