The Buffkin Group Forms Digital Advisory Board

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Buffkin Group – a leading national retained search firm and member of Panorama Search – launched its Digital Advisory Board to further strengthen the firm’s focus on digital offerings to its clients in the areas of senior leadership talents, strategic advice and venture investments.

The Digital Advisory Board is comprised of highly accomplished leaders with distinguished track records of success in their professional careers and who have demonstrated senior-level digital leadership in media and technology industry. These individuals served as C-Level corporate leaders, successful entrepreneurs and domain experts in media and technology space.

Appointed board members include Chuck Baker, Global Sports, media and entertainment partner at DLA Piper; Claude Sheer, former president of Ziff-Davis; Mitch Thrower, chairman and founder of; and Kathy Dyer, former executive vice president and global chief marketing officer of Global Merchant Services at American Express.

“This board brings together progressive media and technology minds who will be a strategic sounding board for our digital practice. It’s important to present our digital clients with insight and guidance from industry leaders when recruiting C-level candidates in a rapidly changing market environment,” said Raj Das, partner and head of Digital Practice for The Buffkin Group. “Our Digital Advisory Board has dual purpose: To be a service to current clients and to serve as mentors to the industry’s future generation of digital leaders.”

Responsibilities of the Digital Advisory Board include sharing thought leadership in the areas of C-Level retained executive searches, digital strategic advisory practices and venture capital investments in promising digital enterprises.

“Our firm is always looking for ways to expand and innovate in client service — especially in rapidly growing areas such as the digital space,” said Craig Buffkin, Founder and Managing Partner of The Buffkin Group and Chairman of Panorama Search. “Buffkin Group is proud to announce this strong addition to our digital service offerings.”

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About The Buffkin Group

The Buffkin Group is a retained search firm focusing in health care, technology, digital media, digital marketing and financial services. 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 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. The Buffkin Group’s health care practice has been named the 24th largest health care search practice by Modern Healthcare – and is the largest Nashville health care search firm. To learn more about The Buffkin Group, visit

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