RSR Partners Appoints Thames Fulton as Managing Director in Firm’s Board of Directors Practice

GREENWICH, Conn. — RSR Partners, a leading board and executive search firm, announced today the appointment of E. Thames Fulton as managing director in the firm’s Board of Directors Practice. With more than 14 years of experience in board recruiting and governance consulting, Mr. Fulton will serve as a senior advisor to boards, chairmen, and chief executives of Fortune 500, small-cap, and family-owned enterprises.

Announcing Fulton’s appointment, RSR Partners Chief Executive Officer Barrett Stephens stated, “We are delighted to welcome Thames to our firm. His expertise in board recruiting, corporate governance consulting, and succession planning for both board members and CEOs brings a powerful combination of services to our clients.” Carter L. Burgess, Jr., head of the firm’s Board of Directors Practice, continued, “Thames is a valuable addition to both our Board Practice and our expanding Chicago office. With his proven track record and strategic insight, our practice will now be even better equipped to help companies address their most pressing boardroom challenges.”

“I am excited to join RSR Partners at a time during which directors are facing both new and evolving issues in succession planning, diversity, and cybersecurity, to name just a few,” Fulton said. “And I am very much looking forward to continuing my work of ascertaining and recruiting the optimum balance of skills and experience required to build robust and effective boards.”

Prior to joining RSR Partners, Mr. Fulton led and built a successful national boutique board recruiting practice for a smaller firm. Before that, he worked for 11 years with two global recruiting firms. Mr. Fulton earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Georgetown University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

RSR Partners is a leader in corporate governance consulting, director and senior-level recruiting, and strategic talent advisory. Based in Greenwich, Connecticut, the company was founded in 1993 by Russell S. Reynolds, Jr.

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