April 7, 2010 – CTPartners has named Rob Hines as managing partner in its new Toronto office. Mr. Hines has over 10 years of executive search experience backed by a 20-year banking career in the Canadian and North American regional banking arena. In 2002, he started Hines & Company, an executive search firm in Toronto, which was later acquired by Heidrick & Struggles where Mr. Hines was most recently a partner focusing on Canadian and North American regional banks. "Rob has been an integral part of the Canadian executive search business where he has engaged North American banking institutions, as well as Canadian banks,” said Brian Sullivan, CEO. “His experience will allow us to expand our current Canadian relationships, maintain and develop additional North American regional banking opportunities and increase our presence in the region." 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.