John F. Knapp Joins Egon Zehnder International US Financial Services Practice Group

Oct 25, 2010, 08:00 ET from Egon Zehnder International

BOSTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- John F. Knapp has joined Egon Zehnder International as head of the firm's New England Asset Management practice and core member of the firm's US Financial Services team, it was announced today by James Satterthwaite, Partner and head of the firm's Boston office.

With more than 17 years of consulting, marketing and product management experience in the financial services industry, Mr. Knapp joins Egon Zehnder from Fidelity Investments where he was Vice President, Wealth Management Solutions.  He previously held several senior marketing and product management positions across Fidelity's Personal and Workplace Investment and Institutional Wealth Services businesses. Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Knapp worked for Accenture in New York City focusing on Fortune 100 Financial Services organizations as a Senior Manager for the Strategy and Business Architecture practice. 

"John's superior expertise in and knowledge of wealth management will further enhance Egon Zehnder's existing capabilities as we search for the best in class talent to bring to our clients," said Satterthwaite.

A native of the Boston area, Mr. Knapp attended Dartmouth College, where he earned an undergraduate degree in Government.  He received his MBA from Columbia University in 2000.  John and his wife Liza currently reside in Wayland, Massachusetts with their three children.

About Egon Zehnder International

Egon Zehnder International is one of the largest privately-held executive search firms in the world with nearly 400 consultants operating from 63 wholly owned offices in 37 countries.  The firm specializes in senior-level executive search, board consulting and director search, management appraisals, and talent management.  Egon Zehnder International's clients range in size from the world's largest corporations to emerging growth companies to government and regulatory bodies and major educational and cultural organizations. Egon Zehnder International has sector specialists organized into global practices. These include Industrial, Financial Services, Consumer, Life Sciences, Technology & Communications, Services, Private Capital and Sovereign Wealth Funds. For more information visit

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