May 21, 2015 – RSR Partners, a corporate governance and executive search firm, has added Trish Shortell as managing director in its New York office. Her search experience spans the marketing services spectrum — from agencies to corporations — bringing a wealth of knowledge to the firm’s chief marketing officer (CMO) and chief financial officer (CFO) practices. “We are delighted to welcome Trish to our firm. Her track record of recruiting senior-level marketing services executives is second-to-none,” said Barrett Stephens, CEO. “Coupled with her reputation as advisor, advocate, and friend to her clients, she brings a powerful combination of services to our organization.”
Ms. Shortell most recently served as a partner at CTPartners. Prior to 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. She also spent five years with Heidrick & Struggles as a senior associate.
“I am excited to join RSR Partners at a time during which the marketing services industry is evolving at a lightening pace,” said Ms. Shortell. “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.”
RSR Partners, founded by Russell S. Reynolds Jr., is an executive, board, and leadership recruiting firm based in Greenwich, Conn. with additional offices in New York, Chicago, Cleveland, and Los Angeles.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media