NEW YORK (September 12, 2017) — Allegis Partners (AP), a global executive search firm, announced today that Christine Sobhani has joined the firm in New York as a Managing Director in the Human Resources Practice, where she will focus on identifying talented human resources executives to lead organizations' HR teams and functions. Christine comes to Allegis Partners with more than 20 years of recruiting experience.
Christine was previously Vice President of Global Client Solutions at Korn/Ferry Futurestep, where she was responsible for the client management and service delivery leadership of global recruitment accounts, as well as management of a P&L of more than $10 million and a team of seven global account managers. Her clients were primarily in the technology, manufacturing, life sciences and financial services sectors.
Prior to this, Christine was Financial Services Practice Director with Pontoon Solutions, a division of Adecco, where she led the growth and management of the financial services practice, as well as overseeing a staff of more than 80 recruiting professionals and a multimillion dollar budget. Prior to Pontoon, Christine worked at a boutique search firm in New York City with a focus in financial services. Earlier in her career, she was the head of US recruitment for BNP Paribas and ran the WestLB recruiting program on-site on behalf of Advantage Human Resourcing. She has also held positions at Michael Page International, Creditland.com and Madsen Staffing Services.
"Christine has experience covering all sides of the talent acquisition process, and over the past 20 years has developed deep relationships that will be a powerful asset in expanding our client base," said Mike Bergen, Managing Partner of Allegis Partners U.S. "She has led in-house talent acquisition teams in addition to her accomplishments in executive search. She has also consulted with clients in designing their in-house talent function and contributed to the hiring of their senior level talent. This breadth of experience ensures Christine will bring a holistic viewpoint, understanding our clients' needs and delivering the ideal candidates to elevate client organizations."
Christine has a B.A. in political science from San Francisco State University and is fluent in Farsi. Active in her local community, she sits on the boards of a New York public school and of Haven Kids Rock.
About Allegis Partners
Allegis Partners is the global executive search firm that delivers a boutique, high-touch approach to talent management. We focus on identifying diverse, top talent for human resources, board, CEO and other executive and senior management roles across industries. Allegis Partners brings deep expertise and insight into each relationship, customizing each search within the global market to pair candidates with deep skills and knowledge to the unique needs of clients. We're backed by the extensive resources of the Allegis Group, an $11+ billion privately held global human capital organization. To learn more about Allegis Partners, visit www.allegis-partners.com.