August 6, 2013 – Executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. has placed Lucy Hood as president and chief operating officer of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Ms. Hood formerly served as executive director of the Institute for Communication Technology Management at the University of Southern California. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the governing body of the Emmy Awards and The Television Academy Foundation, is a nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunications arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunications industry. 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.