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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires John Long


February 13, 2018

DALLAS, TEXAS—Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global search and leadership advisory firm, today announced that John Long has joined the firm as a member of the Retail Practice within the Consumer team. Based in Dallas, Long specializes in advising and recruiting senior leadership teams at global retail and consumer products companies. Long's experience also includes consulting with private equity firms regarding regional and international business strategy.

"John's global experience and deep connections with top executives at blue-chip brands will provide an immediate benefit to our clients," said Constantine Alexandrakis, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' US Region. "With over three decades of experience consulting in the retail space, John's work assisting large organizations and providing advice to improve growth will be an asset to our clients as they navigate an industry facing continuous disruption."

Long joins Russell Reynolds Associates from Bain & Company, where he was a Partner. He has held operating executive roles at Macy's, SunVision and Beiersdorf, as well as senior advisor roles to boards and CEOs of global companies. Long has also worked across geographies, leading projects in more than 15 countries across five continents.

Long holds a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.


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

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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires John Long