October 15, 2012 – Global executive search firm Ferguson Partners Ltd. has expanded its asset & wealth management practice with the addition of Philip Darling as a managing director in London. Mr. Darling will lead the practice's business efforts in the U.K. and continental Europe. He will be partnering with Amy de Rham, who leads the Ferguson Partners’ global asset & wealth management practice from New York and Boston. With over 15 years in executive search consulting for clients that include traditional money managers as well specialty investment firms, Mr. Darling’s expertise spans a range of functional areas from investments and distribution to general management. He was most recently head of asset & wealth management at Stonehaven Associates and previously was at Korn/Ferry International, specializing in investment management. “With the continued growth of the asset and wealth management sector, we’ve been focused on increasing our coverage of this important space,” said William J. Ferguson, chairman and CEO. Ferguson Partners is a global executive search firm that specializes in providing executive, director, and professional search services to a select group of related industries. Together with its sister company, FPL Associates, which provides compensation and management consulting services, the FPL Advisory Group family of companies serves clients across the globe from offices in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, New York, and Tokyo.