July 31, 2015 – RSR Partners, a corporate governance and executive search firm based in Greenwich, Conn., has added Michael Fahey as principal in its financial services and legal & regulatory search practices.
With more than 15 years of international experience leading legal, M&A, and business development strategy and execution, Mr. Fahey will serve as a senior advisor to the firm’s financial services clients and strengthen its compliance capabilities. Mr. Fahey has expertise in corporate development, M&A and business development transaction origination & execution, integration and working with operating/portfolio company leadership teams. Prior to joining RSR Partners, Mr. Fahey was a managing director with Avenue Pacific. Before that, he worked for 11 years in a variety of C-suite capacities for consumer and financial services company Affinion Group. He also worked at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Morgan Stanley.
“We are delighted to welcome Mike to our firm,” said Barrett Stephens, chief executive officer of RSR Partners. “His leadership experience with cross-functional and cross-border teams in corporate development, legal, and compliance will help an array of our clients navigate the increasingly-complex regulatory environment.”
“I am excited to join RSR Partners at a time during which financial companies – and their boards – are facing ever-growing pressure from investors, government stakeholders, and the general public,” said Mr. Fahey. “Given this new reality, the need for the right human capital has never been greater and I am very much looking forward to working with my new colleagues to provide strategic talent advisory services to both our existing and future financial services clients.”
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media