Russell Reynolds Associates Greater China Announces Change at the Top

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January 29, 2024
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Leadership StrategiesTeam Effectiveness

Russell Reynolds Associates, a global leadership advisory firm, today announced that the firm has appointed Sherman Leung as the Head of Greater China practice, taking over the leadership role from Grace Cheng to lead the business growth and operation in China.

Sherman Leung brings his global network and extensive consulting experience to the business and serves clients with high-quality advisory services. Grace Cheng will continue to serve the firm as Non-Executive Chairman of Greater China, leveraging her deep subject matter expertise to help our strategic clients solve their most pressing leadership challenges. 

"With over 20 years of experience, Sherman Leung possesses extraordinary vision and leadership in market expansion and client success,” said Grace Cheng, Non-Executive Chairman of Russell Reynolds Associates Greater China. “His appointment indicates a significant step to the firm’s development in China. I believe that under his leadership, the firm will effectively execute our strategy in the Chinese market and create sustainable value for clients."

"I am honored to lead the team to continue our success in China as a trusted leadership expert. We’ll fulfill our commitment to solve leadership challenges from a global perspective and steadily propel our footprint in China. This will reshape our growth and make a positive impact as a leadership advisory firm,” added Sherman Leung, Managing Director and Head of Russell Reynolds Associates Greater China. “Further, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Grace Cheng for her countless contributions over the past 18 years, laying the foundation for the firm’s development in China."

Before joining RRA, Leung served at one of the largest global consulting firms where he was the Managing Partner and leader of Greater China Financial Services Consulting covering strategy, transformation, digital and technology, regulatory and compliance, risk management, and actuarial advisory. Before that, he also held different roles across top-tier financial institutions. Leung received his Bachelor of Science Degree, majoring in computer science, and Master of Practicing Accounting from the University of Melbourne and Monash University respectively. He is also a fellow of CPA Aust and a member of the HKICPA.

About Russell Reynolds Associates

Russell Reynolds Associates is a global leadership advisory firm. Our 600+ consultants in 47 offices work with public, private, and nonprofit organizations across all industries and regions. We help our clients build teams of transformational leaders who can meet today’s challenges and anticipate the digital, economic, sustainability, and political trends that are reshaping the global business environment. From helping boards with their structure, culture, and effectiveness to identifying, assessing and defining the best leadership for organizations, our teams bring their decades of expertise to help clients address their most complex leadership issues. We exist to improve the way the world is led.