October 23, 2014 – Global recruiting firm Options Group has named Richard Stein as partner in its New York and London offices. His expertise lies in the financial services industry, with a particular emphasis on wealth management, risk, capital markets, consumer banking, technology and operations. Mr. Stein joins from Caldwell Partners, where he was a partner based in New York. With more than 25 years of consulting and recruiting experience, Mr. Stein has experience across the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. He began his career at Options, Inc. before founding his own firm, Futures International. He then served as senior client partner at Korn Ferry. "Richard's breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in executive search and market intelligence will be great assets to our firm. He has developed some of the most rigorous processes in the industry and I am very pleased that he will be a part of our global team," said Michael Karp, CEO. Founded in 1992, Options Group is a global executive search and strategic consulting firm for the financial services industry.