May 17, 2012 – Executive search firm Charleston Partners has placed Scott Thompson as director, learning and organizational development at Noble Energy. Mr. Thompson previously held global leadership positions at Carbo Ceramics, Natco Group, Hanover, and Schlumberger in the areas of HR, operations, and engineering. The search was managed by Charleston Partners, founding principal Fran Luisi. Noble Energy (NBL) is a high growth global independent energy company with over 2,000 employees globally. Charleston Partners is a global executive search and advisory firm that exclusively recruits Human Resource and Human Capital executives, while advising clients globally.