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Rick Sklarin Joins CTPartners as a Partner in Silicon Valley

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Rick Sklarin Joins CTPartners as a Partner in Silicon Valley14:03 EST Thursday, January 19, 2012 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- CTPartners (AMEX: CTP), a leading global retained executive search firm, announced today that Rick Sklarin has joined the firm as a Partner in the Technology, Media & Telecom Practice. Rick serves global technology clients in the software, cloud, device, hardware, mobile and professional services sectors. His expertise is in conducting assignments for senior management in marketing, sales, channels, business development, operations and strategy. Additionally, he focuses on placing senior executives and Partners in professional services firms. He is based in the firm's Silicon Valley office in Redwood Shores, CA. A former industry executive with more than 25 years of technology consulting and leadership experience, Rick Joins CTPartners from Korn/Ferry International where he was a member of the firm's Global Technology Market; leader of the technology sector's Chief Marketing Officer Center of Excellence; and west-region leader of Professional Services. Before entering executive search, Rick was Managing Partner of Crimson Consulting Group, a management consulting firm providing marketing and strategy consultation to technology companies. His technology consulting also included leadership roles as Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Patni Computer Systems, Partner in Accenture's Communication and High Tech Strategy Practice, and Associate Director at A.T. Kearney. His corporate career includes service as Vice President of Operations for The Walt Disney Company's Disney Mobile, a mobile virtual network operator. Rick earned his B.A. in Economics from Stanford University. He received an MBA, with Distinction, from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. John J. Keller, Vice Chairman and Global Head of CTPartners' Technology, Media & Telecom Practice said, “We welcome Rick's collaboration as a recruiter and his wisdom as a top Tech, Marketing and Business Development strategist. His addition to our team will help drive our growth in Silicon Valley, as well as in other parts of the world.” About CTPartners CTPartners is a leading performance-driven executive search firm serving clients across the globe. Committed to a philosophy of partnering with its clients, CTPartners offers a proven record in C-Suite, senior executive, and board searches, as well as expertise serving private equity and venture capital firms. With origins dating back to 1980, CTPartners serves clients with a global organization of more than 400 professionals and employees, offering expertise in board advisory services and executive recruiting services in the financial services, life sciences, industrial, professional services, retail and consumer, and technology, media and telecom industries. Headquartered in New York, CTPartners has 24 offices in 15 countries. CTPartnersJennifer Silver,