Caldwell Partners Strengthens Partner Team in Western Canada

Adam Cotterall promoted to Partner in the firm’s Vancouver office

Toronto– September 9, 2015 – Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced that Adam Cotterall has been promoted to Partner in the Vancouver office.

Mr. Cotterall, who joined the firm in 2013, focuses on finding, attracting and hiring top talent to enhance leadership and organizational effectiveness. He has particular depth in the technology and financial services sectors with expertise in recruiting CEOs and senior leaders within Finance, Information Technology, and Human Resources functions across industries.

“Adam joined the Caldwell team in February of 2013, and since that time he has distinguished himself and Caldwell Partners in the marketplace,” said Drew Railton, managing partner of the firm’s Vancouver office. “Clients and candidates alike have praised his professional approach, clear process management and superior search execution.”

“Adam is a fantastic example of where professionalism, dedication, hard work and determination can take you,” said Elan Pratzer, managing partner, Canada. “From his first day here at Caldwell Partners, he has shown great tenacity in learning the business, honing his craft as a search professional and sharpening his BD approach, with increasing success. His maturity, intelligence, keen insight and sense of humour make him a partner we look forward to working with for years to come.”

Mr. Cotterall joined Caldwell Partners from Right Management, a talent and career management consulting firm, where, as vice president, client services, he helped clients align talent strategy with business strategy. He was previously the associate director of the Learning Strategies Group and Executive Education at Simon Fraser University’s Segal Graduate School of Business, where he focused on the design of custom leadership development programs and consulting initiatives driven by the strategic priorities of his corporate clients.

Mr. Cotterall has an MBA from Queen’s University and a BBA (joint major in psychology) from Simon Fraser University with a concentration in management and organization studies. He is a Certified Human Resources Professional and was the 2011 Chair of the BC Human Resources Management Association Annual Conference and is an active member of the Vancouver Board of Trade. Additionally, he teaches courses in Organization Strategy & Design, Performance Management, and Organizational Behaviour at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business.

“Adam epitomizes the quality of talent we have here at Caldwell Partners,” said John N. Wallace, chief executive officer. “We have an incredible team, renowned for the depth of their knowledge, the breadth of their experience and the level of care with which they treat our clients. And as we continue to expand our partner teams and our physical footprint where it will allow us to better serve our clients on a global basis, our future only gets brighter and brighter.”

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, Latin America and in London, the firm takes pride in delivering an unmatched level of service and expertise to its clients.

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For further information, please contact:

Caroline Lomot
Director, Marketing
Caldwell Partners
+1 516 830 3535

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