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Elizabeth Beshel Robinson Joins Russell Reynolds Associates’ Board of Directors


Business Wire | January 24, 2017

​NEW YORK--Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global search and leadership advisory firm, today announced that Elizabeth Beshel Robinson, former Global Treasurer of Goldman Sachs, has joined its board of directors.

“We are pleased that Liz will be joining our board of directors,” said Clarke Murphy, chief executive officer of Russell Reynolds Associates. “Her extensive experience and her broad skillset will be a wonderful addition to our board.”

Beshel Robinson served as the Global Treasurer of Goldman Sachs from 2005 to 2015, having started her career at Goldman Sachs in 1990. While there, she was co-chair of both the Finance Committee and the firm-wide Capital Committee. Beshel Robinson also was a member of the Partnership Committee, the firm-wide Risk Committee and the Principal Investments Committee and served on the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Bank USA. Her first position at Goldman Sachs was in the Financial Institutions Group within the Investment Banking Division, and she transferred to the Corporate Treasury Department in 1993. She was named managing director in 2000 and partner in 2006.

Beshel Robinson recently joined the board of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. She also is a trustee of Williams College and a trustee of Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Beshel Robinson graduated from Williams College and holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University’s Executive M.B.A. Program.

About Russell Reynolds Associates

Russell Reynolds Associates is a global leader in assessment, recruitment and succession planning for boards of directors, chief executive officers and key roles within the C-suite. With more than 370 consultants in 47 offices around the world, we work closely 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, environmental and political trends that are reshaping the global business environment.

Russell Reynolds Associates
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Elizabeth Beshel Robinson Joins Russell Reynolds Associates’ Board of Directors