March 14, 2011 – Global executive search Egon Zehnder International has launched a family business advisory practice which acknowledges the role played by family business in driving economics. Rajeev Vasudeva, who is based in New Delhi, will serve as co-leader of the new practice. Berlin-based consultant Jorg Ritter will co-lead the practice. Damien O'Brien, CEO of Egon Zehnder International, said: "Having served some of the world's finest family companies for decades, it is clear that building alignment within the family and across generations is the cornerstone of a successful family business." Founded in 1964, Egon Zehnder International has 400 consultants, operating from 63 offices in 37 countries.