June 1, 2011 – CTPartners has added Patricia J. Coleman as a partner in the life sciences and healthcare and legal services practices. She is based in Chicago. Ms. Coleman was previously a partner in the life sciences and legal search practices of both Spencer Stuart and Korn/Ferry International. "We are very pleased to have Patricia's diverse experience in life sciences and legal services on our team," said Buster Houchins, vice chairman and head of the global life sciences and healthcare practice at CTPartners. "Her global knowledge and experience in the boardroom melds nicely with our strong global practices." 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.