December 7, 2010 – CTPartners has opened a new office in Dubai and appointed Russell Adam as managing director. Mr. Adam joins CTPartners from global search firm Odgers Berndtson, where he was a partner in Dubai and helped to establish their presence in the Middle East. He has worked across the UAE for both international and local clients within the financial services, sovereign wealth funds and private equity industries. “We have been servicing clients in the Middle East for several years. The opportunity to have Russell join our firm was the go ahead for us to plant a stake in the ground,” said Brian Sullivan, CEO. “Dubai is the gateway to the Middle East and we continue to serve our clients and develop new ones with our proprietary search methodologies and our commitment to achieving client-focused results." 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.