September 11, 2013 – Executive search firm Ridgeway Partners LLC has added Michael P. Castine as a partner in its New York office. Mr. Castine was previously with Korn/Ferry International where he served as chairman of the firm's global asset and wealth management sectors. He has 21 years of experience as an executive recruiter and consultant to senior leaders of the asset and wealth management industries. Mr. Castine was one of the key partners who sold the Highland Search Group to TMP/Monster. Earlier in his career, he teamed up with another partner to build the investment management practice and was promoted to global co-head of all financial services for Spencer Stuart. “Michael has broad experience working with CEOs, boards of directors, and senior management on talent and governance issues,” said Durant Hunter, managing partner. “His reputation, expertise, and global network will be a great complement to our firm.” Ridgeway Partners is a global advisory firm specializing in executive search, board appointments and succession planning for a select group of multi-sector, domestic and international companies.