Mark Fastabend is a key member of the Industrial and Natural Resources Sector, where he specializes in advising clients in the industrial goods business. He works closely with industry-leading companies across the United States and internationally, helping clients solve their most pressing talent-related challenges. Mark’s work includes recruiting top talent to industrial companies, with particular expertise in engineering, strategy and executive-level roles. He is based in Chicago.
Mark joined Russell Reynolds from Marmon Holdings, where he was a Vice President. Over the course of his tenure, Mark held leadership roles in engineering, strategic platforms and in general management for three separate business units, where he held full P&L responsibility and led strategic direction and executive leadership. Previously, he was an Engineering Manager at HoMedics, for a Black & Decker licensed division. Mark began his career as a Biomedical Engineer for Medical Murray, then worked in program management at Ignite USA.
Marks holds a BS in science and engineering from the University of Iowa. He is a member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, where he was named an Emerging Leader.
Industrial, Energy and Natural Resources