February 16, 2010 – Robert Lindsay Associates, a specialist media search firm based in London, has added Peter Einstein as non executive chairman and Sharon Saxton as non executive director. Mr. Einstein is currently the founder and managing partner of Einstein Media Capital Partners (EMCP), a U.K. and Dubai-based private equity firm specializing in advisory and investment in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. Ms. Saxton previously served as vice president of HR for Disney Group Europe and currently serves as group HR director for City and Guilds. “We have always maintained that a high profile chairman would be appointed and we are delighted to be able to secure Mr. Einstein’s services. He has been involved in the launch and growth of two of the biggest television brands in EMEA with MTV and Showtime and his international exposure, industry knowledge and connections will be a valuable resource to us,” said Neil Smith, founder and managing partner. “We have wanted to work with Sharon for some time and I am honored that she has now found the time to join our board and be able to assist us in our growth for 2010. In an era where corporate responsibility is high on the agenda, Sharon will be invaluable in supporting us to maintain and improve our corporate diligence and professionalism.” Founded in 2008, Robert Lindsay Associates provides executive search procedures and industry knowledge to the international media landscape.
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