Board Recruiting Practice Head Appointed to Forbes Steering Committee

Carter Burgess, head of our Board Recruiting Practice, has been appointed to the new Steering Committee of Forbes’ CMO Practice. The Steering Committee consists of marketing measurement experts, board leaders, and academics who are working together with the Practice’s Advisory Board of leading CMOs and the Marketing Accountability Standards Board (MASB) to establish common sense […]

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Fortune | Elon Musk’s Tweets About Mental Health Are a Reminder That ‘Great Highs’ Often Come With Invisible ‘Terrible Lows’

Wendy Murphy, head of our Human Resources Practice, was featured last week in Fortune for a story on how senior executives handle their mental health issues. In her piece, “Elon Musk’s Tweets About Mental Health Are a Reminder That ‘Great Highs’ Often Come With Invisible ‘Terrible Lows’“, Ellen McGirt writes: The stigma of admitting to […]

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SportsBusiness Journal Features Our Sport Leadership Practice

In SportsBusiness Journal this week, Dany Berghoff and Joe Bailey of our Sport Leadership Practice are featured several times. First, in an article entitled, “The new creativity in executive search”, Berghoff is quoted by staff writer John Lombardo. Lombardo writes: No longer is executive recruitment a purely transactional process where a search firm is simply […]

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AESC’s Executive Talent | The Future of Boards

This week, Carter Burgess, head of our Board Recruiting Practice, is featured extensively in the new Next Gen issue of Executive Talent, the global trade publication of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC). In the eight-page article “The Future of Boards” (page 28), AESC writes: “Boards are also broadening the range of […]

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Entrepreneur | Just Who Has the Right Skills to Turn Uber Around?

This morning, our CEO Brett Stephens is featured by Nina Zipkin in Entrepreneur for an article about the search for Travis Kalanick’s replacement at Uber. Stephens closes out the article, and his point about the need for empathy in leadership of the company is highlighted in the subhead of the article. In her piece, “Just Who […]

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Hospitality and Leisure Practice Update | July 2017

Reflections on the First Half of 2017 As many of you may be experiencing, things have been extremely active. Companies continue to upgrade talent, acquire hotels, sell off assets, and spin off divisions. At RSR Partners, we see some increased activity in the timeshare and hospitality REIT sectors. These are industries we have been studying […]

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RSR Partners Experts Weigh in on Today’s Cyber Attack

In light of today’s massive “Petya” cyber attack, which brought down multi-national advertising and public relations giant WPP, pharmaceutical concern Merck, and Russia’s largest oil company, among others, cyber security experts at RSR Partners released the following statement. According to John Hambley and Steve Martano, senior members of our Data and Digital Practice, and Trish […]

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RSR Partners Appoints Talal Debs as Head of Firm’s Risk Practice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christopher Sheeron | Head, Marketing and Communications  csheeron@rsrpartners | +1 (203) 246-8810 GREENWICH, Conn. — RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today the appointment of Talal Debs as a Managing Director and Head of the firm’s Risk Practice. With a strong combination of risk management, finance, and academic […]

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