Options Group Launches New Office in Frankfurt

By Options Group, PRNE
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

NEW YORK, February 23, 2011 - 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.

Options Group Frankfurt, Main Line: +49-69-7593-8660; London: +44-20-7448-0100, Zurich: +41-43-443-7490, New York: +1-212-982-0900

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