November 16, 2010 – Global executive search Egon Zehnder International added Patrick O'Brien as a core member of the firm's U.S. financial services practice group. Mr. O'Brien will focus on the insurance sector. Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, he was president of Allstate Roadside Services, USA. "We are very excited to have Patrick join our team," said Alan Hilliker, managing partner of the firm's New York office. "He brings a blend of leadership, operational and sales experience in the insurance and non-insurance sectors. He understands the skill set required for leaders in the industry." Founded in 1964, Egon Zehnder International has 400 consultants, operating from 63 offices in 37 countries.