October 28, 2010 – Philadelphia-based Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson has added Dr. Harvey W. Schiller as vice chairman and president of the firm’s sports media and entertainment practice. Dr. Schiller was most chairman and CEO of GlobalOptions Group, a risk management and business solutions company. His diverse leadership positions have included chairman of Assante U.S., a provider of financial and life management products; chairman and CEO of YankeeNets, an integrated sports-based media company with ownership of the New York Yankees, New Jersey Nets, and New Jersey Devils; vice president, sports programming for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.; president of Turner Sports, Inc., a division of Time Warner; and president and governor of the NHL expansion franchise, Atlanta Thrashers. “We are very pleased to add an individual with perhaps the most diverse background of anyone today in business, sports and entertainment to our firm,” said Judith M. von Seldeneck, founder, chairman and CEO. “Harvey’s work, and the positive influence he has had on people and organizations around the globe is unprecedented. His vast contacts in so many fields will be a tremendous asset as we expand our scope of work.” Diversified Search offers global search capabilities with industry specialization in consumer & industrial; education, not-for-profit, arts & culture; financial & professional services; healthcare & human services; private equity/venture capital; retail; life sciences; media & entertainment; and technology.
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