Monica Rossi Gorno leverages her significant experience in the retail and luxury industry to provide clients with unique insight and guidance as they establish their leadership teams. Based in Milan, Monica leads the Consumer Practice in Italy for Russell Reynolds Associates. She is a trusted advisory to several family-owned companies on how to identify and develop leading talent, aligning it with overall business strategy and company culture. Along with her work in the consumer market, Monica helps Italian private equity funds in recruit CEOs for portfolio companies. Monica has worked in executive search for more than 15 years, joining Russell Reynolds in 2009 after working for another leading global search firm. Before her career in executive search, Monica worked at Giorgio Armani’s headquarters in several management capacities, including Operations Coordination and Licensing Director. She also spent significant time in consulting with McKinsey & Co. in Milan and Arthur Andersen in Washington D.C.
Monica received her Laurea degree in economics and business, with honors, from the University of Florence. She is fluent in English and Italian, and has a working knowledge of French and Spanish.
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