Nicolas Schwartz is a senior member of the Technology Sector and leads the Mobile & Convergence Practice globally. He is also a member of the Professional Services, Digital Transformation and Diversity & Inclusion Practices. Nicolas advises international market-leading corporations and private equity-backed companies on leadership matters, CEO and CXO succession, team and individual assessments, and building strong executive and non-executive boards. He is based in Paris.
Nicolas joined Russell Reynolds Associates in 2004. Prior to his executive search career, he spent three years as a Human Resources Manager for the Thales Group in France and the United Kingdom. Earlier, Nicolas worked for the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000 organization in Rome.
Nicolas is also a reserve officer in the French Navy and has served in South Asia, the Middle East and the Balkans.
Nicolas received his MA in philosophy and modern languages from St. Peter's College, Oxford University, and is a graduate in business administration of the École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris business school. He is fluent in English, French, German and Italian.
Technology, Mobile and Communications, Business and Professional Services, Software, Digital Leadership, Technology Officers, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Executive Search, Digital, Assessment, Leadership Advisory Services, Succession Planning