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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Vrinda Johnson


December 11, 2018

Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global search and leadership advisory firm, today announced that Vrinda Johnson has joined the firm's Financial Services Practice. Based in Chicago, Johnson specializes in insurance and has over a decade of experience leading large-scale transformation projects at global financial services companies.

"Vrinda's previous work advising senior executives and management teams at large banks and insurance companies is an immediate asset to our team as we work with clients to help them navigate regulatory complexity and technology disruption," said Constantine Alexandrakis, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' Americas Region. "Vrinda brings deep functional insight to FinTech, InsurTech and consumer financial services. With her technology and digital trends expertise, we are excited to have her join us as a trusted advisor to both regional and international clients."

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Johnson was Director of Advisory Financial Services for Digital, Banking Strategy, Technology & Operations at PricewaterhouseCoopers. In this role, she led development for the Advisory Lending & Leasing Practice and managed several significant strategic, digital and operational transformation initiatives. Prior to PwC, Johnson was a Credit Analyst and Relationship Manager for BBVA Compass, where she worked with the commercial lending and real estate, private wealth, and mortgage divisions of the bank. She began her career as a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch.

Johnson holds a BSc in business administration from Trinity University San Antonio and an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.


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.

Vijaya Singh
Russell Reynolds Associates

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Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Vrinda Johnson