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DHR Recruits COO And CFO For Law Debenture Trust Company Of NY

Executive search firm DHR International has placed Kenneth Portera as chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Law Debenture Trust Company of New York. John Tarbell and Lars Noble, executive vice presidents and managing directors in DHR’s New York office, led the search. Mr. Portera joins Law Debenture Trust Company from Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corporation (USA) where he was senior vice president and controller, accounting and administration, a position he held for 20 years. Law Debenture Trust Company of New York was chartered by the New York State Department of Banking in 2002, and is successor trustee for over $10 billion in corporate bonds, and indenture trustee to over $100 billion in new issuance. DHR International was founded in 1989 and recruits senior-level management for a broad range of industries and functions.
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Intel Names CIO

Diane M. Bryant, previously serving as vice president of the Digital Enterprise Group and general manager of Server Platforms Group, has been appointed as vice president and chief information officer of Intel Corporation/(NASDAQ:INTC) of Santa Clara, California. The company is the world’s largest chip maker.
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Spencer Stuart Places CEO At Endemol Group

Executive search firm Spencer Stuart has placed Ynon Kreiz as chief executive officer of Endemol Group, the global leader in scripted and non-scripted programming for television and digital media. Mr. Kreiz is a leading media investor and former chairman and CEO of Fox Kids Europe. He will begin his new post on June 1, 2008. Endemol is owned by investors Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Mediacinco (a company jointly Owned by Mediaset and TeleCinco), and Cyrte Investments.

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New Appointments in India for Executive Search Firm Transearch International

New Appointments in India for Executive Search Firm Transearch International

Executive search firm Transearch International are pleased to announce new appointments in India. Sangeeta Sabharwal and Rahul Mathur recently joined TRANSEARCH India as Senior Partner and Head of Infrastructure Practice respectively.

May 10, 2008 (FPRC) -- Sangeeta Sabharwal and Rahul Mathur recently
joined TRANSEARCH India as Senior Partner and Head of Infrastructure
Practice respectively.

Prior to joining TRANSEARCH, Rahul was working with Korn/Ferry
International’s New Delhi office and supported the firms’ Industrial
markets. He has managed a number of assignments for Automotive
Manufacturing, Power & Energy and Capital Equipments sector.

In his earlier roles, Rahul delivered on consulting, staffing and
corporate services roles, along with the opportunity to work with
different market segments and sectors. It has given him excellent
perspective to consult clients in the process of setting up nascent
operations in new geographies or expanding operations in India.

Sangeeta was until recently the group CEO of the Kochhar Group. For the
last six years she has devoted herself to executive searches. Sangeeta
incorporated an executive search
entity in August 2007 within the Kochhar group and with a small team
was able to build revenues to break even and record profits at the end
of a seven-month period.

Though her forte has been Engineering and Consumer/ Retail, she has
worked across sectors on various searches. She has conducted many cross
border searches for some of the big international majors. She has also
advised, consulted and conducted many ‘strategy sessions’ for
organisations in field of corporate and business strategies and goals.
Sangeeta is based out of New Delhi and has interest in literature,
reading and music.

Note to Editors: About TRANSEARCH International

Executive search firm TRANSEARCH International (www.transearch.com) has
representation in most of the major economic centres of the world.
TRANSEARCH International executive search firm has 52 offices in 33
countries and is currently rated as the 9th largest global executive
search firm by Executive Recruiter News (ERN). For more information
contact the TRANSEARCH Central Office: contact at transearch dot com.
TRANSEARCH executive search firm website: www.transearch.com
New Appointments in India for Executive Search Firm Transearch International

Executive moves - Crain's New York Business

Executive movesExecutives in accounting, advertising, finance, high tech & new media, law and real estate have all found new digs.
Check out the new faces in key places.May 18. 2008 By: Adrianne Pasquarelli


Huron Consulting Group:
Karyn Egeland, 48, joined as director. She had been business
development leader, Northeast, at Jefferson Wells.

Marcum &
Kliegman Executive Search: Richard Paris, 37, was named president. He
continues as director of human resources at Marcum & Kliegman.

Brian Lucas, 30, was named vice president. He was formerly audit supervisor at Margolin Winer & Evens.

Barbara Walters, 62, was named vice president. She was formerly senior account executive at Proactive Search.


Doremus: Howard Sherman, 52, was promoted to president and continues as managing director, New York.


Syska Hennessy Group: Eronim Brandusa, 61, was promoted to vice president from associate partner.

Gerry Brown, 39, was promoted to vice president from associate partner.

Carlos Petty, 52, was promoted to vice president from associate partner.


Partners: Gary Hirschkron, 50, was promoted to president from managing
director. He will be based in New York and Farmington, Conn.

KBW Inc.: Michael Hawkins, 35, joined as principal. He had been a director at Wachovia.

Robert Woomer, 41, joined as principal. He had been a director at Wachovia.

Stamos Capital Management: Robert Goodman, 54, joined as global head of
private equity and assets, a new position. He had been vice chairman at
Deutsche Asset Management.


Networks: Warren Christopher, 48, joined as editorial director. He had
been publishing director of Show Circuit magazine.

NewsMarket: Brendan Goldstein, 41, joined as chief revenue officer. He had been director of sales at Bloomberg Legal.

Neil Steinberg, 28, joined as vice president of client relations. He had been associate vice president at 5W Public Relations.


Gibson Dunn & Crutcher: Stacey Anne Mahoney, 39, joined as partner. She had been a partner at Constantine Cannon.

Goodwin Procter: Michael D. Maline, 41, joined as partner. He had been a partner at Lowenstein Sandler.

Harris Beach: Todd S. Sharinn, 44, joined as partner. He had been of counsel at Baker & McKenzie.

& Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis: Andrew L. Reibman, 44, joined as
partner. He had been an associate at Kenyon & Kenyon.

Gary A. Walpert, 65, joined as partner. He had been a partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr.


Jerry Leo, 41, was promoted to senior vice president of program
strategy and acquisitions, a new position, from vice president of
strategic program planning and scheduling.

NBC Universal Digital
Media: Chris Grosso, 33, was promoted to senior vice president,
emerging digital businesses, from vice president.

Jessica Schell, 33, was promoted to senior vice president, digital strategy, from vice president.

Kids and Family Group: Brian Offutt, 42, was named senior vice
president of creative operations, a new position. He had been senior
vice president, entertainment products, at Nickelodeon and Viacom
consumer products.


Cushman & Wakefield: Robert Gallucci, 34, was promoted to senior director from director.

& Partners: Patrick Muldoon, 54, joined as partner. He had been a
senior vice president at AMEC Construction Management.

Capital Corp.: Michael Berman, 45, joined as senior vice president,
leasing and portfolio management. He had been a senior vice president
at Antares Investment Partners.

HelmsleySpear: Lewis Cowan, 57, joined as senior vice president. He had been executive managing director at Grubb & Ellis.

Jeffrey Rosenblatt, 51, joined as senior vice president. He was formerly executive managing director at Grubb & Ellis.
Executive moves - Crain's New York Business

Global Executive Recruitment Conference – Germany, 20-21 October 2008

Last year, search-consult’s inaugural “Executive Talent” conference attracted HR Directors and Search Consultants from 19 countries to Hong Kong for a major industry event.

This year, our global conference moves to Frankfurt am Main, Germany and we are now delighted to announce our initial speaker list.

Over two days, on 20-21 October 2008, delegates will hear from:

  • Syed Ali Abbas, Executive Director (Human Resources), AT&T Asia Pacific and India (Singapore)
  • George Bradt, Managing Director, PrimeGenesis (USA)
  • Dr. Daniel Dirks, Head of Group Human Resources, Allianz SE (Germany)
  • Keith Dugdale, Director, Global Recruitment, KPMG (UK)
  • Nancy Garrison-Jenn, Writer, Economist Intelligence Unit (UK)
  • John Goldberg, Director, Executive Talent Acquisition, Coca-Cola Corporation (USA)
  • Peter Haddad, Talent Acquisition Executive, Lenovo (USA)
  • Alexander Hiller, Global Head of Talent & Leadership, Deutsche Bank AG (Germany)
  • Stefan Kraft, VP Corporate HR Development, Employer Branding & Recruiting, Continental AG (Germany)
  • Mag. Monika Leonhard MAS MSc, Head of Group Human Resources Management,
    Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International AG (Austria)
  • David Lord, Founder, Executive Search Information Services (USA)
  • Karl-Heinz Reitz, Director Learning and Talent Management, SAP AG (Germany)
  • Jцrg Rischke, Managing Partner, Oliver Wyman – Delta Organization & Leadership (Germany)
  • Stephen Sidebottom, Director HR Europe, Nomura (UK)
  • Maria Shelamova, HR Manager, Philips Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Central Asia (Russia)
  • Marjolein Stead-Grijsen, Director Human Resources EMEA, Lexmark (Switzerland)
  • Stanislaw Wojnicki, Head of HR, Citi ME (UAE)
If you are responsible for recruiting and developing leaders for your organisation or on behalf of your clients, this will be a must attend event. The full agenda is now available at www.search-consult.com/global2008, and you may book online for a special EARLY BIRD rate of Ђ639 / Ј475 / US$929 (STANDARD RATE Ђ795 / Ј595 / US$1,159).

A limited number of sponsorship opportunities is also available. To discuss, please contact us on +44 (0)20 7749 6102, or send an email to events@search-consult.com.

We look forward to seeing you in Frankfurt in October.

The search-consult Events Team

Gold Sponsor:
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Special Sponsors:
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Kaye/Bassman Completes Search For Harvard's Brigham & Women's Hospital

Plano, TX-based executive search firm Kaye/Bassman International has recruited Srinivasan Mukundan, PhD, MD as section head of neuro-radiology at Harvard's Brigham & Women's Hospital. Dr Mukundan joined the Faculty of the Department of Radiology at Duke University School of Medicine in 2002 and also holds appointments in Duke’s Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry Departments. The search was completed by Eric Dickerson and Cindy Ornish who co-lead the academic physician specialty practice at Kaye/Bassman. Kaye/Bassman was founded in 1981 and provides executive search services to a wide array of industries.

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Korn/Ferry International Adds Senior Client Partner

Executive search firm Korn/Ferry International has added Andrea de Cholnoky as a senior client partner and member of its financial markets business. Based in New York, Ms. de Cholnoky will focus on senior level assignments in the investment banking, capital markets, hedge fund and private equity sectors. She joins Korn/Ferry from Spencer Stuart, where she was a senior member of that firm’s financial services practice and co-head of its global securities and banking practice. “We are delighted to welcome such an esteemed industry leader to Korn/Ferry,” said Michael Franzino, global market managing director, financial markets. “Andrea’s proven experience, strong network and leadership skills will allow us to capture even greater market share as we identify, attract and retain world-class talent for our clients.”

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JobPlex Expands Baltimore Office

JobPlex, an affiliate of DHR International that focuses on the recruiting needs for middle management positions, has named Gary Lavan as executive vice president in its Baltimore office. Mr. Lavan has over 10 years of executive search experience combined with 20 of senior executive corporate experience. Prior to joining JobPlex, he was a partner and industrial practice leader with executive search firm Roberts, Ryan and Bentley. During this time, he led domestic and multinational clients across a wide spectrum of industries including direct marketing, building materials, consumer durables, aluminum, and defense.

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Battalia Winston Adds Partner In New Washington, D.C. Office

Executive search firm Battalia Winston has appointed Kathryn Griffin as a partner in its new Washington D.C. office. Previously a managing partner at Slayton Search Partners, where she established that firm’s D.C. office, Ms. Griffin has more than 25 years of corporate recruiting and executive search experience. She specializes in recruiting general counsel and other C-suite officers in the legal, risk, compliance, governance, tax and corporate board secretary functions across several industries including associations, not-for-profits and law firms. “Kathryn’s experience in the legal and professional services industries will be of great value to Battalia Winston. Not only do these industries have strong growth potential and hiring needs, but also her unique expertise will strengthen the capabilities of the firm’s specialized practices and allow us to reach a new range of clients,” said Dale Winston, CEO of Battalia Winston and chairwoman of the Americas for Amrop Hever. “Kathryn will also be leading the growth of the firm’s new Washington, D.C. office. We have maintained strong relationships with D.C.-based clients for a number of years and are pleased to be establishing a permanent presence there, which will allow us to better serve our clients’ needs while expanding our national reach.” Ms. Griffin began her search career as a senior partner at Korn/Ferry International where she led the Mid-Atlantic region of the legal and professional services search practice and originated the legal search group. Battalia Winston, the U.S. member of Amrop Hever, recruits senior-level executives for the technology, financial services, industrial, healthcare, professional services, not-for-profit and consumer/retail sectors.

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Nosal Partners Hires Partner In Atlanta Office

Executive leadership solutions firm Nosal Partners has added Cynthia Roberts as partner based in the firm’s Atlanta office. Ms. Roberts will serve as a member of the firm’s global life sciences practice. Prior to joining Nosal Partners, Ms. Roberts was a vice president and founding member of Life Science Partner, a boutique executive search firm specializing in the life sciences industry. Ms. Roberts started her recruiting career in 1989 at Korn/Ferry International. “Cindi has deep knowledge of the life sciences industry and a reputation for outstanding delivery for across functional areas for clients ranging from early-stage start-ups to large, publicly-held corporations,” said Jim Boone, managing partner. Nosal Partners is an executive leadership solutions firm that focuses on a wide array of industries.

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Heidrick & Struggles Appoints Chief Human Resources Officer

Heidrick & Struggles Appoints Chief Human Resources Officer

Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has named Richard J. Caldera as chief human resources officer. Based in the firm's Chicago headquarters, he will also serve on the firm's executive committee. "Heidrick & Struggles has been without a global head of HR for more than a year. Since then, our business outside the Americas has grown to account for more than 50 percent of revenue while combined headcount in Europe and Asia Pacific has increased 14 percent," said CEO L. Kevin Kelly. "Dick is a highly regarded senior HR executive with 28 years of multinational experience at the divisional and corporate levels of top international companies. He will be instrumental in our continuing efforts to deliver a global people strategy that supports our goal of providing great service to clients." Mr. Caldera joins Heidrick & Struggles from Royal Philips Electronics N.V. where he has been since 2004. Most recently he was senior vice president, human resources, mergers & acquisitions for the healthcare sector. Previously he was senior vice president, human resources at Skanska AB from 2002 to 2004 -- based in New York and Stockholm -- and vice president and senior human resources officer, global operations at CNA Financial Corporation from 1998 to 2002.
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Executive Search Workshops – Brussels, May 2008

Executive Search Workshops – Brussels, May 2008

Dear Search Professional,

Once more, search-consult has teamed up with Jill Dillistone to provide a series of 1-day Retained Executive Search Workshops in Brussels in May 2008!

“This training is extremely useful. It provides you with a framework and many things to refer to in your everyday practice." - Vandycke & Partners, Belgium

"The workshop was great. I learnt some important issues regarding client management." - Accord Group, Romania

Please click here for more details, and to book for the following courses:

20 May: Research & Candidate Development Workshop – only 5 seats remaining
21 May: Search Execution & Client Management Workshop – only 1 seat remaining
22 May: Interview Skills Workshop – only 6 seats remaining

All events will take place at the Regus Centre – Brussels Central Station, with a maximum of 16 attendees per workshop.

Each workshop costs €579 per delegate, and places are booked on a “first come, first served” basis.

Luncheon and refreshments will be provided.

These workshops tend to sell out very quickly, so book today to avoid disappointment!

Please call us on +44 (0)20 7749 6102 for more details.

Kind regards,

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Ray & Berndtson open new office in Miami

According to DSRB Founder, Chairman and CEO Judith von Seldeneck, “This acquisition gives us a strong presence in the South Florida market, enabling our firm to increase corporate relationships in Florida as well as Latin America. This is an important step forward in the strategic expansion of DSRB.” According to von Seldeneck, “We have been among the fastest growing search firms in the industry, with growth in excess of 20 percent a year, and we see the Florida market as a strong strategic asset in our long-term plans. We were drawn to this team in Miami because of their deep corporate relationships in Florida and Latin America and their reputation for top quality executive search work.” The new DSRB Miami office will continue to be overseen by John Mestepey, Lauren E. Smith and Marjorie Kean, the former Managing Directors of Edward W Kelley & Partners.
Mestepey, Smith and Kean have placed high-level executives at many of the largest companies with a presence in Florida and Latin America. Both Mestepey and Kean each have thirty years of experience in executive search. John Mestepey works in consumer and retail, hospitality and utilities industries where he has lead board, CEO and other executive searches for a wide variety of clients. Marjorie Kean’s practice is focused on the Latin American and US Hispanic markets with particular expertise in business to consumer industries such as: fast-moving consumer products, telecommunications, retail and fast-foods, healthcare, retail banking and entertainment. Lauren E. Smith began her search career with Egon Zehnder International in 2000 and leverages her Fortune 500 marketing and strategy background to work with clients that are growing and/or transforming into new markets and businesses across many industries including technology and industrial.
“We were actively seeking a firm that would offer us a larger global network, a stronger U.S. commitment and a substantial Latin American presence in order to expand our current services and capabilities,” said Mestepey. “When we met with the DSRB executives, we felt that it was perfect match, since we share a commitment to quality execution, strong values, and collaboration.”

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