Charles H. King Joins Diversified Search as Managing Director

PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2015 Diversified Search, one of the nation’s top ten executive search firms, has announced that Charles H. King, formerly of CTPartners, has joined as Managing Director in the Board of Directors Practice. King is a recognized expert in the field of corporate governance and has successfully recruited hundreds of directors for many of the top companies in the world.

While at CTPartners, King was responsible for board of director assignments and corporate governance consulting. He also led CEO recruiting assignments, primarily for large public companies. Previously, he served as Managing Director of the CEO & Board Services Practice at Korn/Ferry International. He has led director training programs throughout the U.S., and his remarks have appeared in all of the major business media. A frequent speaker on the governance circuit, he has addressed audiences in the U.S. and globally, and was named to the Directorship 100 list of the Most Influential Individuals in Corporate Governance.

A graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, Charles earned his Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the Yale School of Management. He served as an officer in the United States Coast Guard, holding a variety of highly visible command and staff assignments, including duty as military aide to Vice President George H. W. Bush.

According to Diversified Search’s Founder and Chairman Judith M. von Seldeneck, “Chuck’s proven ability to recruit world-class board members and executives will be a significant benefit to our firm. His talents and abilities fit well with our commitment to uncover standout leaders for our clients.” Diversified President and CEO Dale E. Jones stated, “Chuck is particularly well known for his ability to identify and recruit diversity candidates for board service and he will be a major asset to Diversified as we continue to enhance and expand our Board Practice.”

About Diversified Search 

With more than 40 years in executive search, Diversified is the largest US woman-founded and owned firm in the industry. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Diversified Search also has US offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., and worldwide in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and the Americas. Diversified is the exclusive U.S. partner of AltoPartners, the international alliance of independent search firms with offices in 31 countries worldwide. For more information, please go to

Stephen S. Morreale
Diversified Search

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