Caldwell Partners Adds Life Sciences & Healthcare Partner in Nashville

John Blank brings more than 16 years of executive search experience

Toronto– September 22, 2014 – Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced that John Blank has joined the firm as a Partner in the Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice, focusing on recruiting board directors, CEOs and senior executives for private equity-backed high-growth healthcare, healthcare technology, managed care and provider service portfolio companies.

“John’s addition to our team adds impressive and complementary experience covering a huge sector of increasing importance,” said Darin A. DeWitt, leader of the firm’s Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice. “He has partnered with some of the nation’s most prominent private equity firms and their deal teams through all stages of the investment lifecycle in the healthcare services industry. Additionally, having a physical presence in Nashville gives us much stronger ties to the healthcare services market.”

Mr. Blank joins Caldwell Partners with more than 16 years of executive search experience in the life sciences and healthcare industry. Before joining the executive search industry, Mr. Blank was the director of recruitment for Vanguard Health Systems and worked for a small regional CPA firm.

“We are delighted to have John joining the Caldwell Partners team,” said John N. Wallace, chief executive officer. “He is a results-oriented executive search consultant, and has built a reputation for tireless commitment to client service and superior execution.”

Based in Nashville, Mr. Blank joins a life sciences and healthcare recruiting team that includes such renowned executive search consultants as Darin A. DeWitt, Michael Ballenger, Jodie Emery, Michael T. Kelly, Neal Maslan, Avo Oudabachian, Harry Parslow and Heather Ring.

About Caldwell Partners

Caldwell Partners is a leading international provider of executive search and has been for more than 40 years. As one of the world’s most trusted advisors in executive search, the firm has a sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and senior executives, and selected functional experts. With offices and partners across North America and in London, the firm takes pride in delivering an unmatched level of service and expertise to its clients.

The Caldwell Partners’ Common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CWL). Please visit our website at for further information.

For further information, please contact:

Caroline Lomot
Caldwell Partners
+1 516 830 3535

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