May 18, 2010 – Executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. has added Michael DeCosta as a partner in its professional services and legal practice group. Based in the firm’s Stamford office, Mr. DeCosta joins a team that includes Peter Reed, an insurance recruiter and Jodie Emery, a private equity and life sciences/healthcare recruiter. Mr. DeCosta joins the firm from Korn/Ferry International, where he was a senior client partner in both the legal specialty practice and services sectors. "Michael is an outstanding addition to Caldwell Partners," said Jim Bethmann, co-leader of Caldwell Partners' TMT/IT & professional services sector. "His track record of work in the professional services space is impeccable and, more importantly, his tenacious and persistent nature where execution and client service are concerned will make him an excellent fit for our team."
May 17, 2010 – Executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. has added Peter Reed as a partner in the firm's Stamford office. With a career that has been devoted exclusively to the insurance industry, Mr. Reed's experience spans all sectors of the space globally. He specializes in finding talent for the property and casualty sector and has successfully executed searches across the C-suite and boardroom for insurance carriers, brokers, and industry-related service providers. Prior to joining The Caldwell Partners, Mr. Reed was a partner and member of the financial services practice at CTPartners. He also spent 10 years as a recruiter in Korn/Ferry International's global insurance practice. "Peter's addition to the team is consistent with our drive to recruit highly experienced, proven search executives who can contribute to the growth of our company in key practice areas, such as financial services," said John N. Wallace, president and CEO. "In just one year, we have used our financial strength to execute a strategic growth plan that has seen us more than double our partners and offices." Caldwell Partners, founded in 1970, provides human capital services to its clients through offices in Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Calgary, Chicago, Toronto, Stamford, and New York.