Based in Shanghai, Joanne Yu is a member of the firm’s Financial Services Sector and has extensive experience providing clients with search, advisory and consulting services.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Joanne worked for IBM Global Business Service in Greater China as Associate Partner. In that role, she was responsible for consulting and IT services for their multinational banking sector. She later transitioned into a solution leader position for the insurance sector and worked closely with SOE, POE and MNC financial institutions. Prior to IBM, Joanne worked at Boston Consulting Group where she focused on the financial services industry, including insurance and PE. Earlier in her career, Joanne was Vice GM in eBaoTech, a China-based technology company and focused on insurance software and business solutions. She was responsible for managing overseas projects in Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong. Joanne possess a thorough understanding of cultural practices and business strategy from working with both local and multinational clients.
Joanne received her BA in English and Business from Zhengzhou University and her MBA in Finance and General Management from INSEAD, France.
Financial Services, Global Banking and Markets