WTW Associates Strengthens Its Media-Focused Executive Search Firm

      WTW Associates Strengthens Its Media-Focused Executive Search Firm

Scott Craighead Joins WTW Associates

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 12, 2013

NEW YORK, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --WTW Associates, a New York City-based
leading executive search firm within Entertainment and Media, is pleased to
announce the expansion of its leadership team with the addition of Scott
Craighead as Senior Vice President.

"Scott Craighead comes to WTW with a track record of success within executive
search and practitioner experience within the media sector," says Warren Wasp,
President. "He brings to WTW a strong sense of business development experience
and executive relationships across a broad spectrum of companies and industry
segments. "

Most recently, Craighead was with Epsen Fuller Group in New York City where he
was Managing Director of its TalentKinect division. Previously he ran his own
firm, Selective Search Partners, after having been the President, North
American Operations in New York for UK-headquartered Bluesky Executive Search.
Scott has led a number of key executive search and recruitment projects for
such clients as Thomson Reuters, Goldman Sachs, BP, Pirelli Tyre, Nuk USA,
Hitachi Capital, Alliance Bernstein, Brookfield, MMC Marsh McLennan, SIRVA and

A successful entrepreneur, Craighead owned a subscription-based business
information publishing company, which grew 10-fold over 10 years as he led its
transition from print to a dynamic web-based solution. He built a team of over
150 people in over 100 countries and spent much of his time focused on the
marketing and growth strategy. He successfully sold the company to recruitment
advertising leader TMP Worldwide and its Monster.com online job site, where he
led the cross-selling of solutions to TMP 's other business units and
corporate clients. Additionally, he led business development for digital
magazine newsstand leader, Zinio, and he worked in magazine advertising sales
and account management within the advertising agency world earlier in his

"Scott brings a unique blend of business management expertise, entrepreneurial
success, and strong executive search client relations skills, making him an
invaluable asset to any company looking for a solution to critical talent
challenges facing their organizations," Wasp noted. On joining WTW's
organization, Craighead commented, "Warren Wasp and Ira Sallen along with
Associates Thomas Fives and Alexandra Wasp have built a reputation within the
media and entertainment sector that is second to none. Their long-term client
relationships are testament to the firm's ability to consistently deliver
high-impact executives in leadership roles. I look forward to helping their
current and new clients with their important talent needs."

About WTW Associates

WTW Associates has been a leader in recruiting senior executives within the
entertainment, media, and professional services industries for over
twenty-five years. Since our founding in 1987, we have developed strong and
lasting relationships with some of the world's global leaders in those
industries and have completed search engagements covering nearly all aspects
of corporate life including finance, marketing, sales, strategic planning,
human resources, law, operations and general management.

CONTACT: Ira Sallen, +1-212-972-6990, i.sallen@wtwassociates.com

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