Managing director, head of CEO/Board Services Practice, Russell Reynolds Associates
Company Info: Russell Reynolds Associates
Web site: www.RussellReynolds.com
Address: 200 Park Ave., Suite 2300, New York, N.Y. 10166
Advice: Be the best at what you do today; do not try to be something tomorrow.
Qualities sought in emerging leaders: Confidence, self-assurance, competitive instincts.
Sector specialization: CEO/board services, private equity, financial services, climate change/sustainability
Job function specialization: CEOs, board members, private equity investors
Geographical Focus: Global
Companies I often recruit for: N/A
Favorite historical figure: John Kennedy. He created hope, effected change, and led inclusively.
Education: Univ. of Virginia, BA, History, 1984
Employment history: Russell Reynolds Associates, Managing Director, 1988 to present; Manufacturers Hanover Trust, 1986-88
Other interests: Ocean sailing/racing
Professional/Membership Affiliations: YPO
Experience in executive search consulting: 20 years
High Profile Placement: N/A
Other paths I might have pursued: Investment banking
The global business trend that will most influence corporate performance in the future: Climate change. It will affect all industries, create new roles in senior management, and directly impact stock prices.