November 24, 2009 – Battalia Winston Amrop has acquired the executive search business of Centennial Advisory Group. Centennial is a Stamford, CT-based executive search firm specializing in the investment management industry. Frank Carr, founder of Centennial, joins Battalia Winston as a partner in the firm’s financial services practice. With more than 12 years of executive search experience, Mr. Carr has conducted senior level searches for chief investment officers, portfolio managers, institutional investment sales executives and C-level administrative executives for hedge funds, banks, institutional money managers, mutual funds and insurance companies. He began his search career with LAI-Ward Howell and had previously been a managing director in the global asset management practice at A.T. Kearney. “Frank’s experience in the banking, finance and investment communities, along with his extensive network of relationships will significantly enhance our financial services practice,” said Dale Winston, Battalia Winston CEO. “He will also be instrumental in leveraging our global financial services business through our Amrop affiliates especially in Europe and Asia.” Headquartered in New York, Battalia Winston has offices in New York, New Jersey, Boston, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley.