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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Bradlee Benn


March 20, 2018

​NEW YORK, NEW YORK—Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global search and leadership advisory firm, today announced that Bradlee Benn has joined the firm as a member of the Consumer and Commercial Financial Services and FinTech Practices. Based in New York, he focuses on advising firms across the financial services continuum as they identify, recruit and develop top talent.

"With his deep experience at some of the largest international financial services powerhouses, Bradlee will provide great insights for our clients," said Constantine Alexandrakis, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' US Region. "As banks and consumer-facing financial services firms transform in the face of rapidly changing technology and regulatory regimes, Bradlee's experience advising senior-level executives on fintech solutions and services will enable us to further assist our clients as they tackle these business challenges."

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Benn was an Executive Director at JP Morgan within the Global Corporate Bank's Merchant Services Group. In this role, he was responsible for relationship management, business development and sales of merchant banking and payment processing products and services for multinational clients. Earlier, Benn spent more than 12 years at American Express in roles of progressive seniority, ending his tenure as VP of Business Development in their Global Client Group. Benn also served as an executive at venture-backed mobile technology company Thread Mobile. He began his career as an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Benn holds a BBA in finance and marketing from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business and an MBA in international business, corporate strategy and analytical consulting from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


About Russell Reynolds Associates
Russell Reynolds Associates is a global search and leadership advisory firm. Our 425+ 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 solve their most complex leadership issues.

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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Bradlee Benn