Jim Hinds

A core member of the Board & CEO Advisory Partners Sector, Jim advises companies in the consumer and business services industry on their most important talent challenges. He specializes in recruiting and assessing Chairs, CEOs and their leadership teams.

Jim Hinds is an expert in hiring chairmen, CEOs and leadership teams for businesses in the consumer products, business services, retail and private equity spaces. He is also Russell Reynolds Associates’ global relationship lead for some of the largest and most admired consumer organizations. Based in London, Jim previously served as the regional coordinator for the firm’s business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He also led the European Advisory Services practice and previously ran our London office. Jim has led multiple searches for some of the world’ most admired organizations, conducting assignments for both public and private leadership teams while providing pre-acquisition CEO advice and assessments. Jim has an extensive track record of hiring CEOs and giving the board and their leadership team strategic advice on how to align talent with overall business strategy. Jim previously served as a Managing Director at the strategy consulting firm Marakon Associates and brings more than 10 years of general management and marketing experience, working with companies such as Gillette, Wyeth and Astra Zeneca. He has been the CEO of a venture-backed consumer startup, bringing first-hand executive experience to his searches.

Problem solving through trusted advice and collaborative partnership are at the core of who I am, what I do and why I love doing what I do.

Jim received a BA with honours in economics from the University of Manchester and an MBA from IMD Business School.
Jim is an Ashridge Business School certified executive coach and is also Hogan assessment trained
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