RSR Partners Appoints Trish Shortell as Managing Director in Firm's New York Office

May 19, 2015, 11:00 ET from RSR Partners

GREENWICH, Conn., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RSR Partners, a leading board and executive search firm, announced today the appointment of Trish Shortell as managing director in the firm's New York office. With search expertise spanning the marketing services spectrum from agencies to corporations, Ms. Shortell brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the firm's Chief Marketing Officers and Chief Financial Officers Practices.

Announcing Shortell's appointment, RSR Partners Chief Executive Officer Barrett Stephens stated, "We are delighted to welcome Trish to our firm. Her track record of recruiting senior-level marketing services executives is second-to-none. Coupled with her reputation as advisor, advocate, and friend to her clients, she brings a powerful combination of services to our organization."

"I am excited to join RSR Partners at a time during which the marketing services industry is evolving at a lightening pace," Shortell said. "And I am very much looking forward to partnering with my new colleagues to continue recruiting the best and brightest talent in the creative, marketing, and advertising worlds."

Prior to joining RSR Partners, Ms. Shortell worked as a partner at a leading search firm. Before that, she served as senior vice president, executive recruiting and talent management at WPP, at which she oversaw strategic talent management for more than 170,000 employees in over 100 countries. Ms. Shortell earned her bachelor's degree in communication arts from Marymount Manhattan College.

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.