Managing director, board member, Russell Reynolds Associates
Company Info: Russell Reynolds Associates
Web site: www.RussellReynolds.com
Address: 24 St. James Square, London, UK SWIY 4HZ
Phone: 44 207 830 8061
Advice: Exceed expectations on what you are currently doing and think ahead carefully about your long-term aspirations.
Qualities sought in emerging leaders: Outstanding performance, people leadership and judgment, and continual learning and development.
Sector specialization: Nonexecutive and CEO, cross industry; telecommunications, technology, media, private equity
Job function specialization: CEOs, nonexecutive directors, COO
Geographical Focus: Europe, Global
Companies I often recruit for: N/A
Favorite historical figure: Winston Churchill, for leading through adversity.
Education: Univ. of California, Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management, MBA; BA, Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, Suma Cum Laude
Employment history: Russell Reynolds Associates: Managing Director, 1988 to present, Board of Directors, 1991-2005, Head of Industry Sectors, 1991-2004; Products, 1971-86
Other interests: Dogs, walking, reading
Professional/Membership Affiliations: N/A
Experience in executive search consulting: 21 years
High Profile Placement: N/A
Other paths I might have pursued: Running a large global mobile operator
The global business trend that will most influence corporate performance in the future: Liquidity and ease of technology.