Veteran Search Professional Joins Cornerstone in Miami

MIAMI, FL – April 15, 2015 — Pat Atkinson, a seasoned Human Resources and search professional with experience stretching across three continents, has joined ECS Partners International, member firm for the Cornerstone International Group here.

Cornerstone International Group (CIG) is a global network of executive search and leadership development firms with members in over 60 locations.

“We are particularly pleased to welcome Pat to our organization as executive search consultant,” says Eduardo Comella, President of ECS Partners International. “Our primary business markets include Central and South America and Pat has many years of experience in those regions.

“He will be a great asset to us generating business and conducting assignments there.”

Atkinson came to ECS Partners from Wells Fargo, where he was head of Human Resources for the Americas, leading a team of 900.   He successfully integrated HR governance, policies, practices and processes formerly managed independently in nine countries and facilitated the company’s first Americas HR audit.

He has extensive experience in all aspects of search and recruitment including performance management, staffing and recruitment, development, training, retention, succession planning, compensation, benefits, staff relations, and internal communications.


Broad Experience in Search

Atkinson has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from JFK University in Buenos Aries and also taught as Adjunct Professor at another Institution there, University of Belgrano.

Cornerstone Miami serves as an important strategic link with Cornerstone International Group’s network operations in Central and South America. Members are located in Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile and Argentina.

Cornerstone International Group is a world leading organization of retained executive search and recruiting specialists. Members are equity owners of their firms who share business and best practices, giving clients reliable and personal access to highly qualified service both locally and in 63 locations around the world.

Cornerstone maintains head offices in Shanghai, China and in Atlanta, USA. It is a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), the official body representing retained executive search consulting firms worldwide.

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