June 10, 2009 – CTPartners has added Wes Richards as a partner in its Redwood City Office. With over 14 years of executive search experience, Mr. Richards has recruited CEO, board directors, CFO, CIOs and other executive-level positions across the technology space and for private equity firms and their portfolio companies. He joins the firm from Korn/Ferry International where he was a senior client partner and head of that firm’s Redwood City office. He started his search career with Heidrick & Struggles in Menlo Park. Brian Sullivan, chief executive officer, stated: “I have worked with Wes in the past. He is a great search consultant and a highly regarded member of the technology community, especially in Silicon Valley. He is a leader and will be a great addition to our established technology, media and telecom practice in Redwood City.” CTPartners is an executive search firm serving clients with a global organization of more than 300 professionals, offering expertise in technology, media and telecom, financial services, life sciences, professional services, retail, industrial and board advisory services.