November 18, 2014 – IIC Partners has added Marlière & Gerstlauer Executive Search as its newest member. Marlière & Gerstlauer was established by its two founding partners, Jean-François Marlière and Matthias Gerstlauer, and has offices in Luxembourg and Hamburg. The firm specializes in executive placements for the financial services, general and corporate services industries. Mr. Marlière has over 17 years of executive recruitment experience and was formerly a partner at Korn Ferry where, in 1997, he joined the firm in Brussels and worked in technology markets. He later joined the Korn Ferry's office in Luxembourg and transitioned into the financial services sector. Mr. Gerstlauer, a former partner at AIMS International's Luxembourg office, has experience in high-level searches for corporate services and general management. "Four years after the creation of our Luxembourg practice and one year after our installation in Hamburg, joining IIC Partners seemed to be the next natural step in pursuing international development. In a global market in constant evolution, the capacity of a global reach is an essential asset for every partner in the network and we’re glad to be an active part of it," said Mr. Gerstlauer. IIC Partners is an executive search consortium with 47 offices in over 34 countries.