Press Release

Russell Reynolds Associates Appoints Alexander Hiller to its Leadership and Succession Practice

 


July 6, 2020


Russell Reynolds Associates​, a global leadership advisory and search firm, today announced that Alexander Hiller has joined the firm's Leadership and Succession Practice as a Consultant, focusing on financial services and private equity clients. Hiller will consult with clients on leadership development, senior-level coaching and team effectiveness, as well as advise on growth strategies and support transitions and post-merger integrations.

Based in London, Hiller joins Russell Reynolds Associates with more than 20 years of leadership, strategy, business and consulting experience for both publicly listed and private organizations across a range of industries and regions.  

Anthony Abbatiello, Global Head of Leadership and Succession Consulting for Russell Reynolds Associates, said, “Alex is a significant addition to the Russell Reynolds team and brings a vast array of executive succession and development experience, which will be of great value to our clients. His insight from advising a wide range of companies responding to economic change is particularly relevant to the situation many clients are in today and will help further advance our market-leading offering.” 

Dr. Matthias Oberholzer, who leads the firm’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Region, added, “We are delighted to have Alex on board as we look to grow our Leadership and Succession Practice within the financial services industry. Many companies within this industry are heading into an uncertain environment and could face significant challenges. Alex is well placed to advise our clients on establishing the leadership structures and skills to navigate these turbulent times.” 

Hiller joins from another global executive search and leadership consulting firm, where he led the company’s EMEA leadership advisory business and served as a member of its regional Operating Committee. During this time, he worked with a range of publicly listed and privately held clients in the financial services, consumer, TMT and industrial sectors. Prior to this, for more than two decades Hiller held a range of leadership, strategy, business and consulting roles at UBS, Deutsche Bank and McKinsey. He holds an EMBA with distinction, an Executive Master in Coaching and Consulting for Change from INSEAD, and Bankkaufmann and Bankfachwirt vocational degrees from IHK Munich. 


About Russell Reynolds Associates​
Russell Reynolds Associates is a global leadership advisory and search firm. Our 470+ consultants in 46 offices work 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 and political trends that are reshaping the global business environment. From helping boards with their structure, culture and effectiveness to identifying, assessing and defining the best leadership for organizations, our teams bring their decades of expertise to help clients address their most complex leadership issues. We exist to improve the way the world is led. www.russellreynolds.com

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