Caroline Raggett specializes in identifying and recruiting corporate officers across a wide range of industries, notably education, consumer and hospitality, industrial and logistics and business services. Based in Hong Kong, Caroline leads the Private Equity Sector across Asia Pacific for Russell Reynolds Associates. She partners with investors to assess, appoint and develop the best leadership teams for their portfolio companies. This includes the appointment of independent non-executive directors, CEOs, CFOs and other C-suite executives who can drive the best returns for shareholders. Caroline also works extensively with listed companies and has advised companies at pivotal moments of their evolution, such as during IPOs and chairman successions. During her more than 17 years at Russell Reynolds, Caroline has built strong interregional networks and works with clients around the world to find the best Chinese and Asian talents for their company. Recent projects include: managing the succession plan for the chairmanship of a Hang Seng 50 board; building the board of a Chinese company from scratch prior to its IPO in New York; and improving the diversity quotient of several listed boards in Hong Kong. Before joining Russell Reynolds in 2004, Caroline was a researcher at an international executive search firm and a consultant at a market intelligence firm.
Caroline earned her MA in Japanese studies from the University of Cambridge.
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