November 22, 2009 – Executive search firm Spencer Stuart has been selected by the Pacific-10 Conference to conduct a search for a new chief operating officer and deputy commissioner. The newly-created position will report directly to Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott, with the person selected being responsible for managing many of the day-to-day operations of the Conference. The search is being led by Jed Hughes of Spencer Stuart New York. The Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western U.S. Founded in 1956 and privately owned, Spencer Stuart is an executive search consulting firm with 51 offices in 27 countries.