January 9, 2014 – Cornerstone International Group, a network of executive search firms, has placed Patrick Ryan as the director of sales for Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa, for Rocky Mountaineer, known globally for providing luxury rail experiences through Western Canada. He takes over from Lesley Peden, who was also recruited by CIG London three years ago and who has been moved to Florida to handle the U.S. region. Rocky Mountaineer is based in Vancouver, B.C. and has become the largest privately owned passenger rail company in North America since its inception in 1990. Founded in 1990, Cornerstone International Group has members in over 70 locations around the world.