February 26, 2015 – ON Search Partners has named John Coutts as a partner in its newly formed Portland, Oregon office. Mr. Coutts has two decades of executive search experience and his practice focuses on advanced technologies and industrial organizations. His clients have ranged from emerging companies to Fortune 500 corporations in the technology, industrial, consumer products, healthcare and professional services industries. Mr. Coutts joins the firm from Korn Ferry where he served as senior client partner and global sector leader for the systems & electronics practice. “John is a perfect cultural fit for ON Search Partners,” said Brad Westveld, partner and co-founder. “He is committed to providing an exceptional customer experience around quality, speed, and in-depth market education around talent and trends. We look forward to him growing our Northwest presence and adding to the firm’s overall reach.” ON Search Partners is a global executive search firm that recruits C-suite, board and senior executive talent for growth companies, particularly in the technology, life sciences, industrial, cleantech and financial services sectors. The firm has offices across the U.S. in Silicon Valley; Dallas; Minneapolis; Portland, OR; Cleveland and the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. areas.