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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Cecyl Hobbs


June 20, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIARussell Reynolds Associates, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, today announced that Cecyl Hobbs has joined the firm as a consultant in the Technology Practice. Based in San Francisco, Hobbs is a member of the Software and Data Analytics practices and the Digital Transformation Practice. He works with venture-backed companies, as well as larger organizations undergoing digital transformation, to find leaders who will further accelerate growth. Cecyl also is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Practice. 

"Cecyl's experience building and driving new technology platforms—from venture-backed firms to public companies—positions him as a unique expert on the pressing leadership issues facing growth companies, as well as companies experiencing disruption. We are excited to have him join the team and help our clients navigate today's business challenges," stated Constantine Alexandrakis, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' U.S. Region.

Prior to joining the firm, Hobbs served in leadership and strategy roles with several fast-growth technology companies, including insuranceQuotes, SHYFT Analytics and Activate Networks. Hobbs began his career in professional services and technology with global firms that included IBM and Deloitte.

Hobbs earned his B.S. in accounting from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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 Hires Cecyl Hobbs