January 10, 2012 – RSR Partners, a corporate governance and executive search firm based in Greenwich, Conn., has added Charles G.T. Stonehill as a managing director and head of the firm's financial services practice. Mr. Stonehill, who has more than 30 years of experience in investment banking and capital markets, including key positions at Lazard Freres, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Morgan Stanley, will also head up RSR Partners' newly opened New York office. “Charles Stonehill will add unique substance, experience, and knowledge to our existing financial group and will offer great benefit to our financial services clients,” said Russell S. Reynolds, Jr., founder and chairman of RSR Partners. “He has held important positions at several top firms in the financial services world, and is very highly regarded in the field. Because of his background and range of experience, his relationships are at exactly the right level for the type of leadership searches we perform.” Most recently, Mr. Stonehill was the chief financial officer of Better Place Inc., an American-Israeli electric car startup, where he was responsible for the company's global financial strategy and management, and oversaw the raising of almost a billion dollars in equity capital.