March 1, 2010 – Robert Lindsay Associates, a specialist media search firm based in London, has announced the opening of its new office in Beverly Hills. "We have always stated our desire to be a leading executive and non executive recruiter in the broadcast and entertainment sector and this could not be possible without the addition of an office in LA,” said Neil Smith, founder and CEO. “Executives with experience on both sides of the Atlantic are becoming more and more desirable, therefore with the opening of an office in LA, we will be able to help our clients attract talent from both these entertainment hubs. In Fred Thompson, whom we have recruited to the executive team, we have one of the most respected executive search professionals on the West Coast and I am truly excited about working with him” Mr. Thompson was previously office managing director and head of the global TMT practice for DHR International. Prior to DHR, Mr. Thompson was the managing director in Korn/Ferry International's Denver office and a senior client partner in its Silicon Valley office where he conducted assignments in the new media and technology sectors. Founded in 2008, Robert Lindsay Associates provides executive search procedures and industry knowledge to the international media landscape.