René De Zwaan


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René De Zwaan
René De Zwaan




René De Zwaan

Based in Amsterdam, Rene foc​uses on advising European financial services institutions and has conducted numerous high profile searches in banking, insurance and asset management, including various CEO and NED roles for leading institutions across Europe. Rene has also worked on the assessment of several Executive Committees as part of the integration process following a merger, acquisition or nationalization.

Previous Experience

Rene joined Russell Reynolds Associates in 1997. Previously he worked for 10 years with ABN Amro in Amsterdam and London within the Investment management (fixed income and real estate) and later the Investment banking arm (M&A and ECM).


Rene received his M.Sc. in Economics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. He is fluent in Dutch, English, German and French.


Financial Services, Asset and Wealth Management, Consumer and Commercial, Private Equity, Global Banking and Markets, Executive Search

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