Lauren Shin is a senior member of the Consumer Sector, based in New York. She leads the North America Luxury, Fashion and Beauty Practice, and is actively involved in a broad range of consumer verticals, including fashion, beauty, home, food and beverage, leisure and wellness. Lauren leverages extensive hands-on industry experience to bring a broad business perspective to creative solutions for clients. She is primarily focused on C-suite executive and Board searches, as well as variety of leadership advisory services, including assessment and development, succession planning and organizational transformation assignments.
Lauren joined Russell Reynolds Associates from another leading executive search firm, where she was a Partner in the Global Luxury, Fashion & Beauty practice. She played a key role in developing the practice in the U.S. and led global client relationships, working with some of the leading companies in the sector. Previously, Lauren held a variety of senior leadership roles in strategy, business development and finance at Liz Claiborne, Ralph Lauren and NBC Universal. Earlier in her career she was an investment banker, most recently working with Morgan Stanley's Media & Communications Mergers & Acquisitions department. Lauren's experience spans North America, Europe and Asia.
Lauren holds a B.S. in accounting and international business from the NYU Stern School of Business and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.
Consumer, Private Equity, Financial Officers, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Executive Search, Succession Planning, Assessment, Leadership Advisory Services