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Caldwell Partners Strengthens Technology Sector With Addition of Renowned Specialist In Recruiting of Technology, Digital and Data Leaders

Shawn Banerji joins firm’s Stamford office to lead new Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice

TORONTO, Canada, April 6, 2017 — Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced a major enhancement to its recruiting capabilities in technology with the addition of Shawn Banerji as the managing partner of the firm’s Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice, and a member of the company’s Stamford office.

Specializing in the global technology sector, Mr. Banerji recruits CIOs and CTOs across major industries, including financial services, telecom/technology, retail/consumer, healthcare, industrial/natural resources, as well as media and internet. He also has extensive experience in business process outsourcing, process improvement, and shared services. His clients include high-growth businesses, large corporations, and investors and their portfolio companies.

“Shawn is an expert on the convergence of talent and technology across all facets of an enterprise,” said Jim Bethmann, co-managing partner of Caldwell’s Technology, Media & Telecoms Practice. “With nearly 18 years of recruiting experience, he has a long track record of success in recruiting functional IT practitioners as well as those leaders who reside at the intersection of business and technology. He is a fantastic addition to our team and we are very excited to have him joining us.”

Mr. Banerji joins Caldwell Partners from Russell Reynolds Associates, where he was a leader in the Technology Officers Practice, and was a member of the FinTech Practice. Mr. Banerji is an ex officio board member of the Society for Information Management (SIM), an advisor to Columbia University’s M.A. Technology Program and a contributor to MIT’s Annual CIO Symposium. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Boards of three prominent PE portfolio companies.

“We are aggressively focusing on expanding the scope of our capabilities and market presence through the addition of high caliber partners in key sectors and practices, all with a view towards providing a broader, deeper, more seamless solution to our clients,” said John Wallace, chief executive officer. “Shawn is one of the industry’s preeminent recruiters in the technology officers space, and we are thrilled to be adding a partner of his expertise and character to our team.”

Mr. Banerji holds a BA in speech communications from the University of Richmond and an MA in communications from the University of Westminster, London. He is fluent in Bengali, English and Hindi.

Based in the firm’s Stamford office, Mr. Banerji joins Peter Reed, leader of the firm’s Insurance Praactice, Glenn Buggy, leader of the Legal, Risk and Regulatory Oversight Practice, Michael DeCosta, leader of the Professional Services Practice, and Matt Comyns, leader of the Cyber Security Practice.

About Caldwell Partners

Caldwell Partners is a leading international provider of executive search and has been for more than 45 years. As one of the world’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, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, 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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