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Russell Reynolds Associates Enhances Industrial, and Energy and Natural Resources Practices with Two New Hires


March 21, 2017

​NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, today announced that Lloyd Semple and Dan Hawksworth have joined the firm's Industrial, and Energy and Natural Resources Practices. The additions to the team, both based in Chicago, will build on Russell Reynolds Associates' expertise in the industrial, energy and natural resources spaces.

"We are pleased to welcome these two industry veterans to the firm. With ample experience advising leading executives, both consultants understand the range of complex and disruptive leadership issues facing leaders today. We are excited to have Lloyd and Dan join the team and help our clients navigate the ever-changing business landscape," stated Constantine Alexandrakis, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' U.S. Region.

Lloyd Semple, Industrial, Energy and Natural Resources

Semple advises and recruits C-suite-level executives for clients across a breadth of industrial segments, including diversified industrial products, automotive, oil/gas and chemicals.

Prior to joining the firm, Semple spent more than 25 years at Accenture in management consulting and held numerous leadership roles within the organization, across its change management, talent management and organizational effectiveness capability areas. Most recently, he served as Managing Director/Partner in the Talent and Organization Practice.

He currently serves as a board member for Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center's 1871, an organization supporting Chicago's digital startup community. Semple also is on the Board of Trustees of Shedd Aquarium and serves on the nominating committee, as well as chair of the technology committee.

Semple earned a B.A. in psychology, cum laude with a Distinction in the Major, from Yale University.

Dan Hawksworth, Industrial, Energy and Natural Resources, Human Resources Officers

Hawksworth advises clients within both the firm's Industrial, and Energy and Natural Resources Practices and also works with the Human Resources Officers team.

Prior to joining the firm, Hawksworth was Vice President of Human Resources for Honeywell International's Sensing and Productivity Solutions business group. He spent 11 years at Honeywell and, during that time, held various executive leadership positions in human resources, including Vice President of Human Resources for the European, Middle Eastern and African regions, Vice President of Global Staffing and Vice President of Staffing for Honeywell's Aerospace business group. Earlier in his career, Hawksworth was a corporate recruiter at JPMorgan Chase, MCI and Technisource.

Hawksworth received a B.A. in business administration from Ripon College and an M.B.A. from the University of Arizona.

About Russell Reynolds Associates
Russell Reynolds Associates is a global leader in assessment, executive search and succession planning for boards of directors, chief executive officers and key roles within the C-suite. With more than 400 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.

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Russell Reynolds Associates Enhances Industrial, and Energy and Natural Resources Practices with Two New Hires