July 18, 2014 – CTPartners Executive Search Inc. has added Laurence Vallaeys as a partner in its consumer, retail and hospitality practice. Based in London, Ms. Vallaeys partners with global clients in the FMCG, hotel, restaurants, fast food and travel sectors to identify, track and recruit senior leadership with a focus on U.K. and European markets. She was previously with Norman Broadbent, serving as managing director, consumer and leisure, and head of its CMO practice. Prior to that, she was with Odgers Berndtson where she set up their European consumer and leisure practice. “Laurence joins us at a critical point in the evolution of our European consumer, retail and hospitality practice,” said Tim Boerkoel, global head of the consumer, retail and hospitality practice. “The team has made great strides in building our presence and Laurence’s experience will complement and expand our expertise and reach across Europe.” 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.