March 11, 2010 – The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) has added Prolaurum, CSI Executive Search, Wilcox Miller Nelson, Whitney Partners, The Ashton Partnership and N.I. Partners as its newest member firms. Prolaurum leads executive searches for senior level and strategic value positions for organizations throughout Latin America. Partner and regional president Alex Cirone began his career in executive search at Korn Ferry as founder of the Buenos Aires and Santiago offices in 1988, later becoming Latin America regional vice president. CSI Executive Search LLC is a privately held Texas-based executive search and consulting firm specializing in operational and technical placements in a wide range of industries. Based in California, Wilcox Miller Nelson focuses on executive search assignments within the accounting, agriculture, banking, general business, healthcare, high tech, legal, nonprofits and public sector industries. New York-headquartered Whitney Partners are specialists in financial services executive search. The firm has experience conducting searches in all areas of financial services and across every industry vertical and product specialty. The Ashton Partnership is an international executive search firm operating across the financial services and energy and natural resources space. N.I. Partners is a global executive search firm focusing exclusively on the comprehensive field of life sciences. The firm partners with local associates in North America, Latin America, Asia, South Africa and Middle East.