New York / July 30, 2007 – Risk Talent Associates, a risk management executive search firm, enters its seventh year of business this summer with several high profile retained search positions in progress. The firm has expanded at a steady rate since its inception in 2001, specializing in comprehensive retained search services led by experienced recruiters who understand the language, skills and nuances of risk management.
The firm’s major placements in 2007 include, among others, Director of Risk Management for a Global Hedge Fund, Senior Market Risk Officer for a Global Energy Supply/Trading Firm, Product Manager for a prominent software firm, Vice President of Sales for Europe/Middle East/Africa for a global index and risk analytics provider, and Consulting Manager for an energy consulting firm. Michael Woodrow, President of Risk Talent Associates states, “Over the last seven years, we have grown our brand as the search firm of choice for executive talent in the risk management niche. We continue to post higher numbers of placements year over year, and develop a broader client base across the financial services, without straying from our niche of risk and compliance.”
Risk Talent is presently involved in over fifteen retained searches for talented individuals in the fields of market, credit and operational risk, financial compliance, risk technology and quantitative finance. These positions include Director of Risk Management for three types of firms including a large hedge fund, major investment bank and global asset manager. Other prominent searches include Chief Credit Officer for an auto lending division of a top US bank, research and product management roles for risk software firms, and several compliance positions. Woodrow adds, “While Risk Talent has always been involved in searches for compliance and regulatory talent, this has been one of the largest growth areas. We have expanded our proprietary database to over 28,000 risk professionals to include individuals with regulatory and compliance skills.”
Risk Talent Associates continues to service clients from its offices in New York, Chicago, London and Hong Kong. The firm also retains its commitment to annual salary surveys in the market segments and specializations it serves including asset management, capital markets, energy, risk software, corporate risk, risk consulting compliance.
About Risk Talent Associates
Risk Talent Associates (www.risktalent.com) is the leading international executive search firm focused exclusively on positions in the fields of market, credit and operational risk, as well as financial compliance and risk technology. Risk Talent’s expertise, industry knowledge, proprietary network and dedicated focus shorten the recruiting process to deliver senior and mid-level risk managers in the capital markets, asset management, energy, consulting and software industries. Risk Talent has offices in New York, Chicago, London, and Hong Kong.
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