July 25, 2014 – CTPartners Executive Search Inc. has added Trish Shortell as a partner in New York. Her primary search focus will be marketing. Ms. Shortell joins CTPartners from WPP Group, where she served as senior vice president of executive recruitment & talent management. Prior to that, she was a member of the global CFO practice at Heidrick & Struggles. Tim Boerkoel, global head of the firm's consumer, retail and hospitality practice, said: “Trish brings unique experiences having sat on both the client and search firm side of executive hiring. Her depth of knowledge and partnering style make her a go to person for agencies and clients when considering how to build marketing teams. We are delighted to have her join our team.” 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.