Russell Reynolds Associates, a global leadership advisory and search firm, today announced that Nipul Patel has joined the firm as a Consultant in the Consumer Practice. Based in San Francisco, Patel works closely with C-suite executives to create and grow agile leadership teams in the consumer digital and media space.

"We are pleased to have Nipul join our growing Consumer team, focused on helping organizations realize their business transformation goals," said Constantine Alexandrakis, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' Americas Region. "Nipul's entrepreneurial background coupled with his experience working across global markets will serve as a significant asset to our clients."

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Patel served as Co-Founder of Townsquared, a private business network. During this time, Patel built the organization to help local community businesses connect, share advice and form partnerships. Previously, Patel was a Director for a market insight and technology analysis firm, where he focused on driving operating strategies and new product development and research, working in both Sydney and Washington, D.C.

Patel holds a BBA in finance from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.

SOURCE: Russell Reynolds Associates