July 9, 2009 – Executive search firm Stanton Chase International has named David M. Love as its North American leader of its consumer products and services, retail and hospitality practices. Mr. Love has more than 25 years experience in executive search in the consumer products, retail and hospitality arenas as well as in the industrial sector. He has also completed multiple board searches in a broad range of industries, as well as searches in the legal, healthcare, technology and telecommunications sectors, both domestically and internationally. “David has been a key member of these practice areas and we’re very excited he will be assuming a leadership role in these important areas of our practice,” said Dean Bare, managing director of the Atlanta office of Stanton Chase International. “The relationships with our clients and the talent we recruit are sure to be enhanced by David’s expertise in these sectors.” Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Mr. Love worked with a number of executive search firms, including Heidrick & Struggles, A.T. Kearney Executive Search and Korn/Ferry International. He also spent 16 years at Ray & Berndtson as co-global managing partner of the firm’s consumer products and services practice.