NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Options Group, a leading global executive search firm, announces the hire of Richard Stein as Partner. He brings to Options Group his extensive global expertise in executive search, strategy, competitive intelligence and marketing.
Richard joins from Caldwell Partners, where he was a Partner based in New York. Throughout his career, Richard has originated and executed search and competitive intelligence assignments for investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers and alternative investment firms. In addition to building a substantial portfolio of retained clients, Richard was one of the first in the industry to utilize data-driven, competitive analysis in conjunction with executive search.
With more than 25 years of consulting and recruiting experience, Richard Stein is one of the industry's top consultants, with experience across the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Richard began his career at Options, Inc. before founding his own firm, Futures International. He then served as Senior Client Partner at Korn/Ferry International. Richard holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Buckingham and is fluent in French and Italian.
Michael Karp, CEO of Options Group, said, "Richard's breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in executive search and market intelligence will be great assets to our firm. He has developed some of the most rigorous processes in the industry and I am very pleased that he will be a part of our global team."
David Korn, Managing Partner and Head of EMEA added, "Richard will also enhance our capabilities in EMEA. From our London office, he will be assisting in our executive search and market intelligence efforts as well as further developing our existing practices. I'm very glad to have Richard on board as we expand our growth in this region."
ABOUT OPTIONS GROUP
Founded in 1992, Options Group is a leading global executive search and strategic consulting firm for the financial services industry. Since 2000, we have maintained a local presence on five continents and have placed thousands of mid- to senior-level professionals in all areas of the financial services industry. With over 150 consultants and market intelligence analysts worldwide, Options Group has a thorough knowledge of key competencies in the financial industry and is at the cutting edge of global hiring services and compensation trends for securities, investment banking, hedge funds, asset management, private equity and information technology.
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