Lawrence focuses on senior executive search and leadership and assessment assignments as a core member of the firm’s Technology Practice. He also previously co-led the firm's Business and Professional Services Practice. Based in Atlanta, Lawrence has recruited CEOs, CFOs and board members for public companies and has worked for clients across a range of roles in the consulting, systems integration, and BPO and outsourcing industries.
Lawrence's recent assignments include the recruitment of a CEO for a global provider of outsourced customer relationship management services, the CEO and CFO of a major global information services company, and multiple senior roles for a leading global consulting services provider. He also led the assessment of a private-equity-owned global software company’s top 28 executives across all functions and regions and led a CEO succession project for the board of a leading information services company. Lawrence has recently conducted searches to recruit board members for numerous public companies across a variety of industries, as well as recruiting CEO’s, board members and advisors for private equity firms and their portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates in 2007, Lawrence spent 25 years in management consulting with Coopers & Lybrand Consulting, PwC Consulting and IBM Global Services. At IBM, Lawrence was the general manager of their global telecommunications industry business, frequently met with the most senior executives across the industry and consulted with key suppliers to the telecommunications industry. Lawrence joined IBM through its acquisition of PricewaterhouseCoopers' consulting division, where he was the global telecoms leader.
EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
Lawrence is the past president of the board of Camp Twin Lakes and is actively involved in numerous other nonprofit organizations.
Mobile and Communications, Technology, Business and Professional Services, Digital Leadership, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Executive Search, Digital, Assessment, Leadership Advisory Services, Succession Planning