Press Release

Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Jennifer Doidge


July 18, 2016

​NEW YORK-Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading executive search firm, today announced that Jennifer Doidge has joined the firm as a member of its Financial Services Practice and will focus on executive recruitment in payments and technology. She also specializes in corporate communications executive search across all industries.

“Jennifer’s expertise in the fintech, mobile and payments spaces, along with her broader corporate communications experience, will add tremendous value to our client organizations,” said Mark Adams, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates’ operations in the United States. “We are thrilled to have her join the team.”

Jennifer has a successful track record of counseling top companies across technology, financial services and consumer industries. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Jennifer served as Vice President, Global Corporate Communications at BlackBerry, where she led the company’s communications strategy and directed all internal and external communications as part of its transition and strategic turnaround. Before that, she spent nearly a decade with Visa as a senior leader in its corporate communications function, directing communications around key initiatives including client-merchant relationships, regulatory and security issues, employee engagement and executive thought leadership. Earlier, she was a Vice President at FleishmanHillard, where she led communications programs for a variety of clients in the financial services and consumer technology sectors. Jennifer began her career at SSR Realty Advisors (now BlackRock), where she supported risk management and communication efforts.

Jennifer holds a B.A. in English from California State University, Sacramento and is based in San Francisco.

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.

Russell Reynolds Associates
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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Jennifer Doidge