February 28, 2010 – CTPartners has added Toby Lapage-Norris and Deborah Whitehouse as partners to its industrial practice in London. Both will work across the industrial and commercial sectors with publicly listed and private equity owned companies. Their focus will be on recruiting for board, senior executive and functional leader roles. Most recently, Mr. Lapage-Norris was group head of resourcing for BG Group Plc, a FTSE top 10 global energy company. Prior to that he spent 14 years at Whitehead Mann where was managing partner of the firm’s industrial practice as well as heading up one of its U.K. offices. He also created and led the firm’s procurement and supply chain specialization. Ms. Whitehouse was previously a partner with Whitehead Mann. During her 14 years at the firm, she focused on international industrial clients and led the firm’s aerospace, rail and transportation practices and also was managing partner of a regional office before moving to London. “We are delighted that Toby and Deborah are joining the London team. Together they bring a significant strategic insight gained from recruiting C-suite, senior divisional executives and non executive directors,” said Deirdre Kenny, a managing partner. CTPartners is an executive search firm serving clients with a global organization offering expertise in technology, media and telecom, financial services, life sciences, professional services, retail, industrial and board advisory services.