July 13, 2012 – EMA Partners International has added James Hayes to the firm to assist in the development and growth of its Toronto and New York practices. Based in Toronto, Mr. Hayes will leverage his extensive international experience in supporting cross-border searches as well as assignments for multinationals and global financial services organizations. He will join EMA’s financial services practice group and he will also be a member of EMA’s global payments and transaction services practice group. Prior to joining EMA Partners Toronto, Mr. Hayes worked for a global professional services search firm in Dublin, where he led senior and executive level assignments within banking & financial services. EMA Partners International conducts local, regional and global executive search assignments for top corporations around the world with 40 offices in six continents.