Alan Renne serves industrial markets clients. Based in New York and Stamford, CT, his focus involves general management up to the chief executive level. As well, he has functional expertise in engineering and R&D assignments.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Alan was with The Coca-Cola Company in general management positions at division and pan-country levels in Europe and Eurasia. Before that, he was with The J.M. Smucker Company, where he served as Managing Director of a U.K. subsidiary, Director of Greater Europe Business Development and Group Marketing Director. Alan began his career at Procter & Gamble, where he worked for several years in marketing management. He has lived and worked in Germany, the U.K., Austria and Turkey, and has traveled extensively throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Additional Professional Activities
Alan is the former Chairman of the Board and now Board Emeritus and Advisor to The Grace Children's Foundation in New York. He is also a member of the West Point Society of New York, the prestigious Business Executives for National Security, and the Council of Communications Management. Alan served in the U.S. Army as a general's aide and in several command assignments with armor units in the U.S. and overseas.
Alan received his B.S. in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.