Mary-Caroline Tillman co-leads Russell Reynolds Associates Global Financial Services Sector, based in New York. She has more than a decade of experience advising financial services clients across the globe. Her clients include some of the world’s largest financial institutions and she is regarded as a trusted advisor by many chairpeople, CEOs and senior leaders. She has worked on CEO search and succession projects across regions – including Australia, Asia, UK, Europe and the U.S. – giving her a unique perspective and ability to calibrate talent around the world. She has a depth of experience, not only in search, but also in Board/CEO Succession, C-Suite assessments, team buildouts and talent development. She helps clients align their strategic agendas with the right leadership talent and organizational structure.
Mary-Caroline formerly led the global Financial Services and Investment Banking Practices at a leading executive search firm. Earlier in her career, she spent 13 years at JP Morgan where she was a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of the European Investment Banking Division. She was a member of the EMEA Investment Banking Committee and a key force in developing JP Morgan’s franchise in Europe. Before joining the management team, Mary-Caroline worked in Mergers and Acquisitions covering the Consumer Products industry in Toronto, New York and London.
Mary-Caroline was nominated for the prestigious Woman of the Year award in London, is involved in charity work, and mentors several female executives across the globe.
Mary-Caroline has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta in Canada and an M.B.A. from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.
Financial Services, Global Banking and Markets