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The Buffkin Group Adds Raj Das as Partner

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Buffkin Group, a leading national search firm, has named Raj Das partner and head of the firm's digital practice. With this addition, Buffkin is expanding its capabilities in providing knowledge-based advice to its clients in recruiting, developing and retaining senior executive talents in a rapidly transforming and growing digital market.

In this role, Das will be based in the company's New York office, and will focus on executive and board search and consulting. He brings more than 22 years of experience advising organizations on digital strategies. For the last 10 years he has focused exclusively on the creation and activation of digital assets and marketing channels for organizations faced with new data models and engagement paradigms.

"Raj is on the front lines of thought leadership on digital transformation, and we know he will be a valuable asset to the Buffkin team," said Craig Buffkin, founder and managing partner at The Buffkin Group. "His extensive background advising companies over the last decade in the digital ecosystem will be invaluable as we continue to provide our clients with excellent service, particularly in the evolving digital landscape."

"Craig and his team have more than 15 years of experience and expertise in shepherding today's complex organizations through their executive talent challenges," said Das. "They are focused with a 98 percent completion rate in their retained engagements. During my long career advising senior executives on their digital strategies, I have consistently felt the need for finding the right digital talents for their organizations. I am very excited to join The Buffkin Group that has a unique platform with accomplished leaders to bridge the digital talent gap."

Prior to The Buffkin Group, Das was founder and CEO at POM Partners, a global digital media incubation and acceleration firm. He was also head of corporate development at R2integrated, a digital marketing agency. During his career, Das has also headed up finance and strategy at a $500 million revenue global direct marketing company and completed investment banking transactions of more than $20 billion value.

Das received a bachelor's degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in finance and multinational management. He is also a graduate of the Stanford executive program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

About The Buffkin Group

The Buffkin Group is a retained, specialty boutique search firm comprised of industry leaders. Each partner in the firm has been a leader in their respective fields and each has more than a decade of retained search experience. Combined, the firm's partners have more than 65 years of search experience and more than 100 years of industry experience. The Buffkin Group recruits leaders that impact client companies. The firm recruits executives in digital direct marketing, health care, technology, digital media, financial services and non-profit. The Buffkin Group serves public, private, venture and private equity backed companies. Office locations include Nashville, Tenn., New York and Washington, D.C., with affiliate offices in San Francisco and London. The company is a member of Panorama Search, an international federation of firms.

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Source:The Buffkin Group