December 1, 2014 – Diversified Search has added Sharmila Anand to the firm's New York office as a managing director in the procurement and supply chain practice and a member of the firm's chief financial officer functional practice. Her primary industry focus is in consumer products and retail. Ms. Anand previously was managing director at a boutique firm where she developed and led a consultative supply chain and procurement practice, and was a member of the firm's finance and accounting practice. “Shami’s deep expertise in the procurement sector combined with her executive search experience gives her in-depth subject matter knowledge,” said Judith M. von Seldeneck, founder, chairman and CEO. “We are confident that she will make a significant contribution as we continue to expand this important practice area.” Diversified Search, headquartered in Philadelphia, has U.S. offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., and worldwide in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and the Americas.