August 23, 2011 – Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has added Alexander G. Thomson as a partner in its Boston office and head of its U.S. asset management practice. Mr. Thomson has more than 16 years experience as an executive recruiter, conducting domestic and international C-level searches for clients across the asset management spectrum including real estate, debt, and equity investment. He previously worked for 12 years at recruiting firm Russell Reynolds Associates, lastly as a managing director. "Alex is one of the most well-respected and most knowledgeable executive search specialists within the asset management industry, and we are exceptionally advantaged to have him lead our team," said managing partner Steve Potter. "His keen insights into the asset management business and strong relationships with its current and up-and-coming leaders ensure that he continually identifies candidates with the right experiences, competencies, and vision to be strong performers for our clients today and tomorrow."