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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Edward Batchelor to Strengthen Its Consumer and Technology Practices


August 2, 2016

​DALLAS--Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global executive search firm, today announced that Edward Batchelor has joined the firm as a member of its Consumer and Technology Practices, and as a leader in the Hardware and Electronics team. He is Hogan certified and will work closely with the firm’s Leadership and Succession Practice, taking part in the assessment of senior executives across leading organizations. He is based in Dallas and Austin.

“Edward brings extensive experience to our Technology and Consumers Practices, having worked closely with digital leaders, as well as CEOs, board members, and senior executives during his career. He is uniquely familiar with the challenges of digital disruption facing today’s global executives, and his expertise will help us continue to bring tremendous value to our client organizations,” said Mark Adams, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates’ operations in the United States.

With more than two decades of experience living and working in the United States, Australia, Venezuela, India, China and the United Kingdom, Edward has a successful track record of counseling global companies, and a strong network of top executive talent.

Prior to joining the firm, Edward spent six years in Sydney and Dallas as an executive search consultant and principal. During that time, he focused primarily on technology and consumer organizations and conducted executive and board searches along with international executive assessments. Prior to that, Edward was Global Head of Digital & E-Business at Humana Inc. He also served as Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Pacer International in Dublin. Earlier, Edward held a number of international executive roles at Dell Inc., including Executive Director of Sales in Xiamen, China, and executive-level marketing, e-business and services roles in Austin and New Delhi.

Ed holds a B.A. in business communications from the University of Colorado and an M.B.A. from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management.

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.

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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Edward Batchelor to Strengthen Its Consumer and Technology Practices