January 20, 2014 – CTPartners Executive Search Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Johnson, an independent executive search and leadership advisory firm based in Sydney, Australia. Johnson works with clients in the financial services, legal and professional services, technology and communications, consumer and industrial sectors. The firm also specializes in leadership advisory services with CEO and senior executive succession and development services. With a staff of more than 45 specialists, Johnson has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. 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.