To develop the IPS presence in North America

IPS Group has appointed Douglas Terry as senior vice president of IPS Search, its North American retained search division. In this role, Mr. Terry will resume providing domestic and international search and selection consultation to insurance, healthcare, and financial services clients he has developed and partnered with, since 1978.

In his new role, Mr. Terry will be responsible for continuing the development of the IPS presence in North America. He will report to James Evan-Cook, president of IPS Search, and will be based in Chicago offices.

Mr. Terry has been assisting IPS since December 2008. Prior to joining IPS, he served as managing director of Jacobson Executive Search and led senior-level searches on a national basis in the property & casualty and life & health arenas.

Alan Charlesworth, managing director of IPS Group, said: IPS has operated as a leading insurance search and selection consultancy in the London, Lloyd’s and International Insurance markets since 1969. We took IPS private through MBO in 1991 and embarked on a considered expansion. Since 1999 IPS Search, Inc. has developed a strong track record of delivering excellent client service and we are fortunate to have Mr. Terry join us to enhance our capabilities.