NACD Recognizes Egon Zehnder Global Board Experts with Directorship 100 Distinction George L. Davis, Jr. and Justus O'Brien Honored for Excellence in Corporate Governance Leadership

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Egon Zehnder, the leading privately-owned global executive search and talent management consulting firm today announced that George L. Davis, Jr., co-leader of the firm's Global Board Practice group and Justus O'Brien, leader of the Global CEO Succession Practice have been named to the NACD Directorship 100, one of the nation's most esteemed acknowledgements of individual excellence in Board governance and leadership matters.

For over 25 years, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100 has recognized sitting corporate Board directors and those in professional service to corporate boards for their leadership, innovation, courage, integrity and commitment to matters of exemplary governance.

"We are extremely honored that the NACD has recognized George and Justus' continued efforts to lead corporate boards as committed and trusted advisors, across a myriad of strategic governance matters from leadership change and succession planning to the rising tides challenging corporations against the activist landscape," noted Damien O'Brien*, Egon Zehnder's global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Added Mr. O'Brien, "Our work leading in the highest echelons of the Boardroom continues to be a defining differentiator for the firm's growth and is enabled by the relationships and trust of our clients under leaders like George and Justus."

Mr. Davis and Mr. O'Brien will be celebrated with the full honoree group at a gala dinner in New York on December 3rd. For more on the NACD Directorship 100 honorees: http://www.nacdonline.org/directorship100/2013honorees

About Egon Zehnder

Founded in 1964, Egon Zehnder is the world's leading privately-owned executive search firm with more than 420 consultants in 68 offices across 41 countries. The firm provides senior-level executive search, director search, board consulting, management appraisal, executive talent management and executive leadership strategy services, including potential assessments to many of the world's most respected organizations. Egon Zehnder's clients range from the largest corporations to emerging growth companies, government and regulatory bodies, and major educational and cultural organizations. For more information, http://www.egonzehnder.com.

*Mr. Justus O'Brien and Mr. Damien O'Brien are not related.

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