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Russell Reynolds Associates hires David Krahe, adding to its Global Medical Device and Diagnostics Practice


February 17, 2016

NEW YORK – Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading executive search firm, today announced that David Krahe has joined the firm as a member of the global Medical Device and Diagnostics Practice. David will partner with client organizations in the medical devices and biopharma sectors to address their leadership and talent issues and will be based in the Dallas office.

“The Medical Devices and Diagnostics team at Russell Reynolds Associates helps organizations find leaders who will be the catalyst for bringing revolutionary technologies to market. The addition of David to our team further demonstrates our commitment to providing the highest quality of strategic advice to these clients,” said Mark Adams, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates’ operations in the United States.

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, David was a member of the leadership team at St. Jude Medical, a Class III medical device company, where he led U.S. marketing efforts for their neuromodulation business. He also provided strategic advice on company acquisitions and several major product launches. In addition to his experience in marketing, David held leadership positions in sales and product management. Before joining St. Jude Medical, he served as a nuclear engineer aboard a U.S. Navy fast attack submarine.

David received his M.B.A. from the Acton School of Business with a focus in entrepreneurship and his B.S. in naval architecture and marine engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.

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 46 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.

Contact:  Vijaya Singh
Russell Reynolds Associates

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Russell Reynolds Associates hires David Krahe, adding to its Global Medical Device and Diagnostics Practice