NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Options Group, a leading global executive search and strategic consulting firm, announces the opening of its Frankfurt office to meet the growing demand for services in the EMEA region. Executive Director, Ina Bauermeister, will lead the effort and focus on the region's technology practice.
"We are pleased to expand our global presence with the addition of the Frankfurt office. Combined with our established London and Zurich offices, our presence in Frankfurt will further enhance the breadth and quality of our services to our clients," said Options Group co-Founder Michael Karp.
Ms. Bauermeister joins Options Group with nearly a decade of experience in financial services executive search. Her expertise is capital markets technology throughout Europe. Prior to her career in executive search, she held various roles in sales and human resources in Europe and Asia. Ms. Bauermeister graduated with a Masters Degree in Business Economics from Freie Universitaet in Berlin. Diana Herpel joins Options Group Frankfurt as Vice President. Her focus is banking IT, including trading systems, risk systems and market data.
"Ina and Diana's expertise and vast client network compliments our existing European practice and further bolsters our strong EMEA team," said Ike Suri, Options Group co-Founder. Managing Partner David Korn, who oversees the firm's EMEA business said, "As firms continue to increase their dependency on more sophisticated technology, finding the right talent with specific skill sets is critical to their success. Our geographic and product expansion demonstrate our ability to evolve to meet the changing demands of our global clients. We look forward to this collaboration, and we are delighted Ina and Diana have joined our team."
Options Group is headquartered in New York with offices strategically located in London, Zurich, Hong Kong, Newport Beach, Boston, Sao Paulo, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, and Tokyo.
About Options Group
Options Group is a leading global executive search, market intelligence, and strategic consulting firm with a focus on the financial services industry. Founded in 1992, Options Group has always prioritized maintaining an intimate relationship with the financial services industry and its key participants. Since 2000, our search consultants have placed thousands of financial services professionals in capital markets, alternative investments, investment banking and information technology.
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