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Russell Reynolds Associates' Peter Drummond-Hay Receives AESC Lifetime Achievement Award


April 12, 2017

​NEW YORK, NEW YORK—Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, today announced that Peter Drummond-Hay has been honored as the 2017 recipient of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) Lifetime Achievement Award. Based in Singapore, Drummond-Hay’s career spans over 35 years of leadership experience with Russell Reynolds Associates. Most recently, he led the firm's business in Asia/Pacific and held leadership roles in New York, Europe, Canada and Latin America. He launched the firm’s Business and Professional Services and Leadership and Succession practices and led the Financial Services team.

“I am pleased to congratulate Peter for receiving the AESC Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the most prestigious award from the AESC and honors those who embody the highest standards of work and ethical practices in our industry,” said Clarke Murphy, Chief Executive Officer of Russell Reynolds Associates. “Peter has made a tremendous impact on our firm—and our culture—by mentoring many consultants who went on to be and currently are leaders themselves,” said Murphy.

Drummond-Hay is a member of the firm's Leadership and Succession and Financial Services practices. He conducts senior management and board of director searches more broadly, as well as assists clients in succession management and in the assessment of their boards and leadership teams.

He is a trustee of the University of St. Andrews American Foundation. He is a former board member of British American Business, Restless Development USA and the New Canaan (Conn.) Country School.

Drummond-Hay received his B.A. and M.A. degrees in history from Trinity College, Cambridge University.


Peter Drummond-Hay, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Karen Greenbaum, AESC President & CEO. (Photo Credit: AESC).



About Russell Reynolds Associates
Russell Reynolds Associates is a global leader in assessment, executive search and succession planning for boards of directors, chief executive officers and key roles within the C-suite. With more than 400 consultants in 47 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' Peter Drummond-Hay Receives AESC Lifetime Achievement Award