May 7, 2012 – The IMD International Search Group has added Carter & Benson, a Milan-based executive search firm, as its newest member firm. Founded 10 years ago by William Griffini, Carter & Benson operates in the Italian market, specializing in the industrial, consumer goods, pharmaceutical and technology sectors. Guido Schilling, CEO of Schilling Partners AG, IMD’s Swiss partner, said: “During the second half of 2011 we surveyed the best Italian executive search companies in detail. When we came across Carter & Benson we were extremely impressed by their professional competence in search processes. Carter & Benson is a top brand in Italy and we are proud that they have joined our organization.” Founded in 1972, IMD International Search Group is a global search organization, with offices in major markets and business centers throughout the world.