September 16, 2014 – CTPartners Executive Search Inc. has elected Ronald C. Parker, president and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), to its board of directors. Mr. Parker has been instrumental in growing the ELC into a preeminent leadership organization for global African American senior executives at Fortune 500 and equivalent companies. He has been a member since 1994, and has served on both the Council and Foundation boards. Having spent 30 years at PepsiCo, PepsiCo North America, and Frito-Lay, his last role was as senior vice president, where he was responsible for directing the company’s global labor relations and diversity and inclusion strategies. “Ron’s work at the ELC and PepsiCo make him a natural choice to join our board. He has been a trendsetter in moving the needle for diversity and inclusion in the C-suite and Fortune 500 boards for many years,” said Brian Sullivan, CEO. CTPartners is a global executive search firm offering expertise in technology, media and telecom, financial services, life sciences, professional services, retail, industrial and board advisory services.