October 2, 2013 – RSR Partners, a corporate governance and executive search firm, has appointed Barrett J. Stephens as its chief executive officer. Founded in 1993 by recruiting industry veteran Russell S. Reynolds Jr., RSR Partners is owned by its partners and employees. Mr. Reynolds plans to remain involved with the firm on a full-time basis as chairman and will continue to work closely with the firm’s board of directors practice. “The time has come for a new leader to run our firm, and I am delighted that Brett Stephens has agreed to accept additional responsibilities, most of which he has been doing for some time,” said Mr. Reynolds. “His experience working with CEOs and corporate boards, coupled with his leadership and managerial skills, provides him an outstanding background to run the firm and continue to position it for future success.” 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.