Kevin Harris leads the firm’s Asia Pacific Industrial and Natural Resources Sector, and is a key member of the Chemical, Industrial Goods, Automotive and Corporate Officers Practices. He is a supply chain expert and has conducted numerous executive coaching and CEO, CTO, COO and senior executive assignments for both regional and global clients across the industry. Kevin works with clients across geographies and is a long-term resident of Shanghai.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Kevin was at TE Connectivity, where he was Vice President of Global Supply Chain, overseeing the company’s $8B electronics supply chain. Previously, he was Vice President of Consumer Industrial Solutions Operations, Asia/Pacific, and was responsible for 13 facilities with over 22,000 employees. Earlier, Kevin held international oversight roles including Operations Director for Asia/Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East, which included a South African operations penetration strategy, a Latin American supply chain strategy and establishing manufacturing operations in India. Kevin also led manufacturing and manufacturing engineering organizations for Japanese automotive firm Calsonic. He began his career with IBM, where he spent 10 years in engineering and US sales and marketing.
Education & Affiliations
Kevin received his BS in engineering, with honors, from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and his MBA from Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro. He is a University Fellow at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam School of Business and a Board member of the Michigan-based Global Business Leadership Center.
Industrial, Automotive/Mobility, Operations & Supply Chain Officers, Digital, Executive Search, Assessment, Leadership Advisory Services, Succession Planning