October 22, 2014 – RSR Partners, a corporate governance and executive search firm, has added Jim Whittle as principal in the firm's Chicago office within its consumer goods and services and healthcare practices. Mr. Whittle brings a career in senior leadership positions at global Fortune 500 and start-up companies such as JDSU Flex Products, NanoInk, Meiji Seika, United Biscuits, Keebler, Pfizer, and GSK, in general management, business development, sales and marketing, and brand management roles. He also spent five years in executive search in the Tokyo and Chicago offices of Russell Reynolds Associates and AT Kearney. His focus is on the consumer products and healthcare sectors. He specializes in marketing, sales, research and development, finance, operations, and general management in the C-suite. "Jim is a successful individual with a unique and differentiated skill set. He will be another outstanding addition to the firm in helping consult and recruit for our global consumer goods and services and healthcare clients," said Russell S. Reynolds Jr., chairman. RSR Partners is an executive, board, and leadership recruiting firm based in Greenwich, Conn. with additional offices in New York, Chicago, Cleveland, and Los Angeles.