Joseph R. McCabe was named vice chairman at executive search firm Christian & Timbers, confirmed spokeswoman Anita Buchanan. It is a new position. Mr. McCabe will also be a member of the firms executive committee. He reports to Brian Sullivan, chairman and CEO. Mr. McCabe was managing partner at Heidrick & Struggles. A spokeswoman at Heidrick & Struggles, who asked not to be named, said the position has been filled, but she was not able to provide further details.