December 22, 2014 – IIC Partners has elected one new board member and reappointed four existing board members. The search group welcomes Bhavishya Sharma (New Delhi) elected as director, Asia Pacific, to the global board. Ruth Curran (Dublin), Todd Hohauser (Detroit) and Paul Lien (Beijing) have been reappointed as vice chair of EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific respectively. Charlotte Eblinger (Vienna) has been reappointed as director, EMEA. Mr. Sharma is managing director and founder of Athena Executive Search & Consulting located in New Delhi. He leads the professional services, life sciences, TMT (telecom/media/technology) and board search practices for Athena and joined IIC Partners in 2014. Ms. Curran is managing partner of MERC Partners located in Dublin. She is an active member of the IIC Partners global financial services practice group and has served on the board of directors since 2011. Mr. Hohauser, CEO of Harvey Hohauser & Associates (HH&A) located in Detroit, serves as deputy leader for the IIC Partners global industrial practice group and has been a member of IIC Partners since 2006. Mr. Lien is senior partner of PCI Executive Search Consultants in Beijing. He has been with IIC Partners since 1998 and served on the IIC Partners board of directors since 2011. Mr. Lien is deputy leader for the IIC Partners global technology practice group. Ms. Eblinger is managing director of Eblinger & Partner located in Vienna. She is an active member of the IIC Partners global life sciences practice group and has been a member of IIC Partners since 2004. Ms. Eblinger has served on the board since 2013.