November 4, 2014 – New Zealand-based search firm Kerridge and Partners has named Kathryn Cross as a director in its executive search practice. In this role, Ms. Cross will apply her management consulting approach to develop Kerridge & Partners’ search process, contributing to the growth of the practice as a whole. She has a wealth of experience in the recruitment sector, holding senior level positions at some of New Zealand’s most prominent search firms. Before moving into executive recruitment, she practiced as a commercial and property lawyer and is considered to be one of the most well-established specialist sourcing and selection professionals in New Zealand. In the early 2000s, Ms. Cross became general manager of Law Staff Recruitment Ltd, a position she held for seven years. In 2011, she returned as a director of the company, operating under it’s new name, Niche Recruiting Specialists. “We are very excited to have Kathryn on board. Her proven track record of leadership, management and sound communication will be an absolute asset to our business. Kerridge & Partners is delighted to welcome yet another high calibre professional to our growing team,” said Peter Kerridge, partner. Kerridge & Partners is a leadership consultancy with core offerings centered on executive and director search, human capital consulting, executive coaching, board dynamic reviews and advisory.