October 26, 2010 – Global executive search Egon Zehnder International has added John F. Knapp as head of its New England asset management practice and member of the firm's U.S. financial services team. With more than 17 years of consulting, marketing and product management experience in the financial services industry, Mr. Knapp joins Egon Zehnder from Fidelity Investments where he was vice president of wealth management solutions. He previously held several senior marketing and product management positions across Fidelity's Personal and Workplace Investment and Institutional Wealth Services businesses. Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Knapp worked for Accenture in New York City focusing on Fortune 100 financial services organizations as a senior manager for the strategy and business architecture practice. "John's superior expertise in and knowledge of wealth management will further enhance Egon Zehnder's existing capabilities as we search for the best in class talent to bring to our clients," said James Satterthwaite, partner and head of the firm's Boston office. Founded in 1964, Egon Zehnder has 400 consultants, operating from 63 wholly owned offices in 37 countries.