TMP Worldwide Executive Search Appoints Two Senior Legal Recruiters as Partners
Kristin Hebert of Kristin Hebert Associates joins the San Francisco Office; and Former Sidley & Austin Private Equity Attorney Latham Williams Joins the Chicago Office of TMP Worldwide Executive Search
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2001--TMP Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: "TMPW"; ASX: "TMP"), the leading global provider of career services and solutions, including the preeminent Internet career portal, Monster(R).com, today announced the appointment of Kristin Hebert and Latham Williams as Partners in the Executive Search Division.
Ms. Hebert joins as a member of the Legal Search and Professional Services Practice Groups and will be based in San Francisco. At TMP Worldwide, her focus will be on the recruitment of senior level attorneys and executives for clients throughout California and the West Coast. She will represent large national law firms, prominent small firms and traditional and emerging companies in fulfilling their legal and executive recruitment needs. Prior to her association with TMP Worldwide, Ms. Hebert owned Kristin Hebert Associates, a San Francisco-based legal search consulting firm, which she founded in 1993. Before establishing her own firm, Ms. Hebert was associated with a large Los Angeles-based legal recruiting firm for four years as a search consultant in both its San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. Ms. Hebert earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Southern California in 1987.
Based in the Chicago office, Mr. Latham joins as a member of the Legal Search Practice Group, Global Health Care Sector and the Global Insurance Practice Group. At TMP, he will focus on recruiting senior executives for corporations and law firms. Prior to his association with TMP Worldwide, Mr. Williams was an equity partner for seven years with the international law firm of Sidley & Austin specializing in health care mergers and acquisitions and managed care and other insurance arrangements. Before joining Sidley, he was an associate, and later, equity partner in the Chicago-based law firm of Gardner, Carton & Douglas.
During most of his legal career, Mr. Williams has been involved in law firm recruiting and retention and has served or headed several law firm committees relating to recruiting and retention. He serves, and has served, on numerous boards including the Illinois State Bar Association, The Fielding Institute (Santa Barbara, California), the Chicago Medical School, the Law Board of Northwestern University and the Lawyers Club of Chicago. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Leadership Greater Chicago Program. He also is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Chicago Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Mr. Williams earned his law degree from Northwestern University, his Master's degree in Business/Health Services Administration from the University of Wisconsin (Madison), and his undergraduate degree, with honors, in psychology from Macalester College.
Steven Potter, CEO of TMP Worldwide Executive Search, announced, "The addition of these two senior legal search partners catapults TMP Worldwide Executive Search to a new level within the executive search industry." He continued, "Led by Catherine Nathan in New York, TMP's Legal Search Practice Group, long known for its unequaled service and quality, now has the national geographic reach to extend its expertise in this area of search to all clients nationwide, for both inhouse legal departments and law firms. We fully understand the critical importance that the general counsel plays in a corporations' ability to thrive in today's competitive marketplace."
Keith Anderson, Managing Partner of TMP Worldwide Executive Search's San Francisco office, said, "We are fortunate to have attracted Kristin to our team. With her local regional knowledge and her legal background, our Legal Search Practice Group will gain a distinct geographical advantage."
John Rothschild, Managing Partner of TMP Worldwide Executive Search's Chicago-area offices, said, "Latham is an accomplished attorney with more than 19 years' of experience. We are looking forward to broadening our Legal, Insurance and Health Care Practices reach in Chicago and throughout the Midwest through his numerous employment and professional relationships involving corporations and law firms."
Catherine Nathan, Senior Partner in the New York office of TMP Worldwide Executive Search and Head of the Legal Search Practice Group, said, "As we begin the New Year, I am happy to welcome Kristin and Latham as members of the TMP Worldwide Legal Search Practice Group. Kristin brings years of legal recruiting on the West Coast and Latham joins us from a premier international law firm partnership.
Ms. Hebert stated, "I am delighted in joining TMP Worldwide Executive Search. The firm is a leader at all levels of human capital management, and the only executive search firm with a dedicated global legal search practice." Further adding, "TMP Worldwide provides me with an international platform that will best serve my clients, not only for their legal search requirements, but for their recruitment needs in all areas. The resources of TMP Worldwide will improve the efficiency and expedition with which searches will be completed for my clients. Lastly, joining TMP Worldwide will enable me to respond to the frequent requests I have had to conduct executive searches outside the legal area."
Mr. Williams stated, "Having practiced law for almost 20 years' I've come in contact with most of the recruitment firms and must say, I've never encountered a team as professional as TMP Worldwide Executive Search. I look forward to serving my clients' global recruitment needs in the legal, health care and insurance arenas with the support of all TMP Worldwide's Intern-to-CEO career services."
About TMP Worldwide
Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide Inc., now with more than 8,750 employees in 31 countries, is the online recruitment leader, the world's largest Recruitment Advertising agency network, and one of the world's largest Executive Search and Executive Selection agencies. TMP Worldwide Inc., headquartered in New York, is also the world's largest Yellow Pages advertising agency and a provider of direct marketing services. The company's clients include more than 90 of the Fortune 100 and more than 480 of the Fortune 500 companies.
Monster.com, headquartered in Maynard, Mass., is a leading global careers Web site, recording over 18.3 million visits during the month of November, 2000 according to independent research conducted by I/PRO. Monster.com connects the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals, offering innovative technology and superior services that give them more control over the recruiting process. The Monster.com global network consists of local content and language sites in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, France, Germany, Spain, and Ireland. More information about Monster.com is available at www.monster.com or by calling 1-800-MONSTER. Monster.com is the flagship brand of the Interactive Division of TMP Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: "TMPW"; ASX: "TMP").
The above statements include forward-looking statements based on current management expectations. Factors that could cause future results to differ from these expectations include the following: risks associated with acquisitions, competition, and seasonality. Additional factors are described in the company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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