Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global executive search and  leadership advisory firm, today announced that Marc de Leyritz has joined the firm's global Board and CEO Practice. Based in Paris, de Leyritz works with multinational clients across a range of C-suite and board-related endeavors, including CEO search and succession, leadership development, organizational transformation and board effectiveness.

“Marc has spent his career building businesses and advising leaders on complex leadership issues,” said Clarke Murphy, Chief Executive Officer, Russell Reynolds Associates. “His experience will help us strengthen and expand our advisory services globally, which are aimed at driving business results for client organizations. This is central to our growth strategy as a firm and I very much look forward to partnering with Marc.” 

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, de Leyritz spent 16 years with a global executive search firm, where he first co-led the global CEO Succession Practice and then co-founded the Transformational Leadership Practice. He has advised CEOs and led succession and board effectiveness projects for some of the largest public and private companies, as well as private equity and family-controlled companies.  

Prior to his role with the executive search firm, de Leyritz was an investment banker with Lazard and J.P. Morgan and spent 13 years working on mergers and acquisitions in New York, Paris and London.

He holds a B.A. from Sciences Po, Paris; a Master in business law from Université Paris II-Assas; and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.

SOURCE: BusinessWire