September 1, 2009 – R&L Associates has placed Gau Junnarkar, a former research associate with Russell Reynolds Associates in the New York, as vice president of research at Choi & Burns, within its global asset and wealth management group. The search was conducted by Rochelle Schumer, president and founder of R&L Associates. "It's not every day that you find the perfect person for your client," said Ms. Schumer. "This was a new position for Choi & Burns and we are delighted to be a part of their growth." Choi & Burns is a search firm specializing in financial services and investment banking. R&L Associates, founded in 1994, focuses on placing executive search and HR professionals.