Nicholas Engellau

Nicholas helps his clients within Consumer, Fashion, Retail and Healthcare to reach their next level, by improving how they are led.

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Nicholas specializes in identifying, assessing, and recruiting senior executives across industries and functions.  

Based in Stockholm, he has extensive experience working with listed companies, private equity-owned portfolio organizations, and family-owned businesses. Recently, he has recruited global CEOs, chief people officers, chief marketing officers, chief commercial officers, communications directors, and e-commerce directors, among other senior executives.  

Further, Nicholas has advised several companies with the appointments of board members.    

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Nicholas worked at H&M. Before that he was at the Swedish fashion house Acne Studios, based in Stockholm and New York, where he focused on customer experiences and e-commerce strategies.

"Always let your conscience be your guide." - Blue Fairy, Pinocchio

Nicholas received his B.S., in business and economics from Uppsala University and his M.S., from Copenhagen Business School, with a minor in luxury and fashion from LUISS Business School in Rome.
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Areas of Expertise

Board and CEO Advisory Board Director and Chair Search Consumer C-Suite Succession Healthcare

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