TORONTO, Feb. 1 /CNW/ - Retained executive search firm Caldwell Partners
(TSX: CWL) today announced a major enhancement to its recruiting
capabilities in the technology industry with the addition of Adam
Charlson as a Partner based in the company's San Francisco, CA office.
"We are extremely pleased to have Adam joining us," said John N.
Wallace, Chief Executive Officer. "He was the youngest partner in firm
history at both Korn/Ferry and Spencer Stuart, and his energy and drive
will be an invaluable addition to our already impressive team."
"I'm excited and honored to join such a fast-growing, elite group of
search industry leaders," said Charlson. "I know my clients will
appreciate the depth and breadth of the team's expertise across
industries and geographies, as well as the unswerving client focus that
sits at the heart of Caldwell Partners' approach."
Mr. Charlson brings 15 years of executive search experience to his role
at Caldwell Partners. He joins the firm from Korn/Ferry International,
where he served as a senior client partner and leader of the firm's
global software practice. He was previously a principal consultant with
Spencer Stuart in the San Francisco bay area, where he conducted
executive searches in the enterprise technology arena. Prior to that,
he spent six years at Korn/Ferry - initially as a senior associate and
progressing to the role of senior client partner.
Mr. Charlson began his search career at Chestnut Hill International, a
boutique search firm focused on the life sciences industry. He holds a
bachelor's degree in political science from Ohio University, and worked
as a research analyst and political strategist immediately following
"I have been watching Adam's career with great interest since we worked
together at Korn/Ferry years ago," said Jim Bethmann, co-leader of
Caldwell Partners' TMT & IT Services Practice. "His content expertise
and strong client focus have brought him great success and will make
him a key player as we continue to strengthen and expand our
capabilities in enterprise technology solutions and business process
Based in Caldwell Partners' San Francisco office, Mr. Charlson joins a
team that includes Carol Hartman, a leading financial services
recruiter specializing in community and regional banking, asset
management, private banking and wealth, compliance, and retirement
income; Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor, the dominant recruiter in the high
growth technology space; Kristin Hebert, the nation's foremost
executive recruiter in the legal space; and Michael Ballenger,
co-leader of the firm's Life Sciences & Healthcare practice.
About Caldwell Partners
Caldwell Partners is one of North America's premier providers of
executive search and has been for 40 years. As one of the region's most
trusted advisors in executive search, the firm has a sterling
reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and senior
executives, and selected functional experts. With offices and partners
across North America, and a strategic presence in London, the firm
takes pride in delivering an unmatched level of service and expertise
to its clients.
The Caldwell Partners' Common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX: CWL). Please visit our website at www.caldwellpartners.com for further information.
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