Allegis Partners, a global executive search firm, announced today that John K. Anderson has joined the firm in San Francisco as a managing director in the Human Resources Practice, where he will specialize in identifying talented human resources executives to lead organizations' HR teams and functions.

John has more than 25 years of human resources experience both as a senior HR leader and as a recruitment and executive search consultant. Most recently, he was senior vice president for hrQ, a human resources professional services firm focused on HR search, HR contract staffing and HR consulting. Prior to joining hrQ, John focused his professional HR career primarily on the technology space, holding executive HR leadership roles as chief people officer at One Kings Lane and senior vice president, Human Resources at Quidsi Inc. He has also held leadership roles with Oracle, Memco Software, GetThere Inc., Siebel Systems, Trigo Technologies and Fox Interactive Media.

"John is a seasoned HR executive with a reputation for delivering in high profile, demanding technology environments," said Mike Bergen, managing partner of Allegis Partners U.S. "Leveraging his experience as a chief people officer, he brings unique insights to the candidate selection process, identifying and placing candidates that perform better and stay in their roles longer. We are excited to have John as part of the Allegis Partners team and especially look forward to his leadership as we further grow our executive search business in the technology industry."

John has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.