November 2, 2014 – Cornerstone International Group, a global executive search firm, has established a presence in Prague to serve the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Cornerstone Prague will consist of Challenge CZ and its partner iC Talents, specialists in HR & management consulting services. Managing partners in Cornerstone Prague are Mila Kubikova and Ales Jirec; both with extensive experience in human resources management and executive development. Ms. Kubikova held several senior HR positions in the private sector before forming Challenge CZ in 2002. Mr. Jirec was country manager for Hewlett-Packard Education Services and also has broad experience in the management and HR consultancy, mainly in banking, insurance and ICT/TELCO sectors. “We are very pleased to welcome Mila and Ales,” said Alan Kneale, head of Cornerstone Liverpool and EMEA regional chair for Cornerstone International Group. “Their solid knowledge of the labor market fills in a gap in our Central Europe representation and adds another highly experienced and respected member firm to the team.” Cornerstone International Group is a global network of executive search and development specialists with 70 offices in 35 countries.