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Russell Reynolds Associates Names Constantine Alexandrakis as New Region Head for the United States


Business Wire | September 20, 2016

​CHICAGO-Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global search and leadership advisory firm, today announced that Constantine Alexandrakis has been named Region Head for the United States. In this role, Alexandrakis will be responsible for growing the firm’s business in the United States.

Along with Alexandrakis’ move to the U.S. Region Head role, Clare Metcalf will assume his previous position as head of the Chicago and Minneapolis offices.

“With deep experience advising CEOs and boards at both private and public companies across industries, Constantine is uniquely suited to lead our growth efforts in the United States,” stated Clarke Murphy, CEO, Russell Reynolds Associates. “During his 12 years with the firm, Constantine has held a number of leadership roles in our organization. In these roles he has consistently demonstrated our firm’s core values as a trusted advisor to our clients in a dynamic and often volatile business environment,” added Murphy.

Alexandrakis joined Russell Reynolds Associates as a consultant in 2004 and has led the Chicago and Minneapolis offices since 2012 and 2014, respectively. He has served on the firm’s Executive Committee since 2015. Alexandrakis will remain located in Chicago and also continue to lead the firm’s global Leadership and Succession business.

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Alexandrakis was vice president of operations at web solutions provider Hostway Corporation, and a strategy consultant for Towers Perrin. Earlier, Alexandrakis worked as a financial analyst with United Airlines.

Alexandrakis is a member of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation Board, a member of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Chicago, a member of the East Bank Club board, and a member of The Executives' Club of Chicago. He is also a member of the Florida Bar.

Alexandrakis received his A.B. in economics from Princeton University (cum laude), his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. 

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 Names Constantine Alexandrakis as New Region Head for the United States