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Posted in People on Nov. 20, 2012
IIC Partners Appoints New Energy Practice Group Leader, Deputy

IIC Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Christopherson as its new Energy Practice Group Leader, and Kartik Kumar as her new deputy.

Jane, who is a partner at IIC Partners' London-based member firm the Curzon Partnership, specialises in senior technical appointments within the energy and natural resources sectors. Jane  holds a Masters degree in Reservoir Evaluation and Management. She began her career as a reservoir engineer and then moved to multi-disciplinary positions within the upstream oil sector in the UK and internationally.

Kartik is a partner with Cambridge Management Planning, IIC Partners' member firm in Toronto, where he focuses on senior level searches in the Energy, Infrastructure, Renewable Energy and Natural Resources industries. He holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Ryerson University, majoring in Management and Enterprise Development.

"The Energy Practice has been well established for a number of years now with a committed group of collaborative people," said Jane. "I hope to continue to nurture the way we all work together in sharing ideas, expertise and local market knowledge on a global basis. I am very much looking forward to working with Kartik in running the practice group at a time when energy is high on the global political agenda."

IIC Partners Board Director for Practice Groups Jeff Harris, of Harris Search Associates in Columbus, Ohio, said he was delighted the Energy Practice Group had selected Jane and Kartik to lead the team to build on its considerable successes.

"I'd also like to take the opportunity to thank outgoing Energy Practice Group Leader Ginger Napier of Clarey/Napier in Houston, Texas for her outstanding contribution and leadership of the group over the past four years."

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