September 9, 2013 – CTGrowth Partners, a division of CTPartners Executive Search Inc., has added John Hagan as a partner in New York. CTGrowth Partners focuses on executive search for high-growth companies, typically venture capital or private-equity backed. Mr. Hagan has over 20 years of experience in the headhunting industry serving venture capital and private-equity backed technology companies. He began his search career with Ramsey Beirne Associates, and founded two subsequent firms, Savage Partners and Ryan Paige Associates. Dayton Ogden, managing partner at CTGrowth Partners, said: "We are excited to have John aboard. His experience will complement our highly successful existing Silicon Valley practice. More and more we are seeing these types of searches becoming national and, in some cases, international."