November 28, 2010 – Executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. has added Michael T. Kelly as a partner in its life science and healthcare practice. He will be based in the company's Dallas office. "We are very fortunate to have a professional of Mike's caliber joining the Caldwell Partners team," said Jim Bethmann, managing partner of The Caldwell Partners' Dallas office. "With his extensive experience in both the search and life sciences industry, he will be a key player as we continue to strengthen and expand our offerings in the life science and healthcare arena." Prior to joining The Caldwell Partners, Mr. Kelly was a vice chairman at Heidrick & Struggles, which he joined following its 2006 acquisition of Highland Partners. Before joining Highland, Mr. Kelly was the global leader of Korn/Ferry International's life sciences practice. He began his search career at Russell Reynolds Associates. 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.