Sarah Ladd Eames is a senior member of the firm's Board and CEO Advisory Group, as well as the Health Services and global Life Sciences Practices. She specializes in succession planning and recruiting CEOs, senior executive leaders and board members for healthcare services, health plans, pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies. Sarah serves a diverse group of clients comprised of Fortune 500, mid-cap and emerging growth companies in the United States and Europe. She has recruited for multisite for-profit and private equity healthcare services companies, managed care organizations and integrated delivery systems. Based in New York, she offers clients a broad industry perspective, strategic insights, a consultative approach and rigorous assessment of candidates. Sarah also co-founded the firm’s CEO Roundtable for Healthcare CEOs.
A seasoned healthcare industry executive, Sarah possesses more than 25 years of diverse healthcare services and board of director experience in both the public and private sectors, including time with Trinity Health. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Sarah was the Deputy Chairman and CEO of publicly-traded Allied Healthcare International, Inc. She also held roles of increasing responsibility at American Hospital Supply Corporation, Apria Healthcare Group, Baxter International and Johnson & Johnson.
Education & Affiliations
Sarah received her BA in economics from Northwestern University, Phi Beta Kappa, and her MBA from the University of California, Irvine. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York and the Advisory Board of the Smithsonian Libraries. Sarah is also a member of the Economic Club of New York.
Private Equity, Healthcare, Healthcare Services, Pharmaceuticals, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Executive Search, Board & CEO Advisory Group