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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Jane Xing


July 16, 2019

Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global leadership advisory and search firm, today announced that Jane Xing has joined the firm as a Consultant in the Financial Services Practice. Based in Beijing, Xing is a trusted client advisor with nearly 20 years of investment, strategy and management experience, working with both regional and multinational organizations in China.

"We are excited to have Jane join the firm to further strengthen our capabilities for our financial services clients in China," said Peter L. O'Brien, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' Asia Pacific region. "Her wealth of experience across best-in-class business functions makes her a valuable asset to our clients, helping them navigate a complex financial landscape."

Xing joined Russell Reynolds Associates from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where she most recently held the role of Deputy Director, Private Sector Engagement & Financial Institution Partnerships. She spent more than six years with the organization, based in Beijing, and previously held roles in strategy, planning and management. Earlier, she was Director of Strategic Investment at Legend Holdings. Xing began her career at McKinsey & Co., where she spent eight years working in Hong Kong, Singapore and Beijing, ultimately leading their corporate finance practice in Beijing.

Xing holds a BA in English from Beijing Foreign Studies University and an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. She speaks fluent English and Mandarin.


About Russell Reynolds Associates

Russell Reynolds Associates is a global leadership advisory and search 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 address their most complex leadership issues.

Joann Chin
Russell Reynolds Associates
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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Jane Xing