March 2, 2015 – Odgers Berndtson has added Jay Hussey in its Boston office as a partner overseeing the firm's technology practice in the U.S. Mr. Hussey will lead the team responsible for managing domestic and global searches for C-suite executives in the technology sector, with a personal emphasis on managing search engagements relating to it services, systems, and digital transformation initiatives. He joins Odgers Berndtson through its integration of NineSeven Partners, an executive search firm he founded in 2012 after more than a decade in executive search and leadership assessment roles, lastly with Russell Reynolds Associates, where he was an executive director and member of the firm's national technology practice. Prior to that he was with Egon Zehnder. Steve Potter, managing partner for Odgers Berndtson's U.S. operations, said: "His proven expertise helping technology companies identify, recruit, and retain leaders with the requisite business acumen and technology expertise to lead their organizations will be instrumental in helping our clients continue to excel in their markets." Odgers Berndtson provides a wide range of recruitment services for leading organizations in private and public sectors, including board level and executive search, management assessment and international assignments.