February 2, 2011 – Executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. has added Adam Charlson as a partner based in the company's San Francisco office. Mr. Charlson brings 15 years of executive search experience to his role at Caldwell. He joins from Korn/Ferry International, where he served as a senior client partner and leader of the firm's global software practice. Mr. Charlson was previously a principal consultant with Spencer Stuart in the San Francisco bay area, where he conducted executive searches in the enterprise technology arena. Prior to that, he spent six years at Korn/Ferry. "We are extremely pleased to have Adam joining us," said John N. Wallace, CEO. "He was the youngest partner in firm history at both Korn/Ferry and Spencer Stuart, and his energy and drive will be an invaluable addition to our already impressive team." Caldwell Partners, founded in 1970, provides human capital services to its clients through offices and partners in Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Calgary, Chicago, Atlanta, Toronto, Stamford, New York City, and a strategic presence in London.