P. Clarke Murphy

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

Phone: 212-351-2047

E-mail: cmurphy@russellreynolds.com

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

Languages: English

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.

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