RSR Partners Appoints Nick Risom as Chief Operating Officer

Feb 16, 2016, 13:00 ET from RSR Partners

GREENWICH, Conn., Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today the appointment of Nick Risom as chief operating officer. In this capacity, Mr. Risom will operationalize the firm's strategy, manage its global infrastructure, and oversee administrative functions. He joins RSR Partners from Alliant Insurance Services, where he advised clients on mitigating corporate and personal risk and provided employee benefits solutions to multinational corporations, private companies, and family offices. He will be based in the firm's Greenwich, Connecticut office.

Announcing Risom's appointment, RSR Partners Chief Executive Officer Barrett Stephens stated, "Nick's business track record and breadth of functional expertise will be tremendous assets to our company. His industry knowledge of financial services, healthcare, and hospitality, moreover, will be highly-additive for our core clients. I look forward to working side-by-side with him to strengthen our human, intellectual, and physical assets." 

"As corporate governance challenges abound, I am thrilled to join the RSR Partners team to help drive the firm's boardroom and C-suite strategies," Risom said. "And I look forward to not only working with my new colleagues to further our competitive advantage in the marketplace, but also enabling our industry and functional practices to better serve their clients."

Earlier in his career, Mr. Risom served as a vice president at both Marsh and Kroll. Prior, he created marketing and sales strategies for new products and technologies and managed strategic partnerships for Duracell. He is a graduate of Lake Forest College in Chicago, Illinois and has an MBA from Columbia University in New York.

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

Photo -