Jennifer Doidge is a core member of the firm’s Marketing Officers, Corporate Affairs and Consumer Digital Practices. She focuses on executive assignments in marketing and corporate communications with a digital emphasis, and has a successful track record counseling clients and creatively solving challenges across technology and consumer brands—from Fortune 500 to venture capital and private equity-backed companies. Jennifer also has deep experience in roles specific to the financial services, fintech and digital payments industries. She is based in San Francisco.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Jennifer served as Vice President, Global Corporate Communications at BlackBerry, where she led the company’s communications strategy and directed all internal and external communications as part of its transition and strategic turnaround. She also led its global brand, digital marketing and content initiatives. Before that, Jennifer spent nearly a decade with Visa, as a senior leader in its marketing communications function, directing communications around key initiatives including client-merchant relationships, regulatory and security issues, product communications, employee engagement and executive thought leadership. Earlier, she was a Vice President at FleishmanHillard, where she led communications programs for a variety of clients in the financial services and consumer technology sectors. Jennifer began her career at SSR Realty Advisors (now BlackRock), where she supported risk management and communication efforts.
Jennifer holds a BA in English from California State University, Sacramento.
Financial Services, Consumer, Corporate Affairs Officers, Marketing Officers, Assessment