August 19, 2010 – Global executive search and assessment firm Russell Reynolds Associates has expanded its Houston office with the addition of Christopher Langhoff, Mauro Gimenez and Hans Roth. Messers Roth and Gimenez are joining the firm to strengthen search capabilities within global energy and the industrial and natural resources teams, and Mr. Langhoff is relocating from Russell Reynolds Associates’ New York office to incorporate senior, cross-sector expertise in financial officer assignments. Mr. Langhoff is a managing director and senior member of the firm's corporate officers sector, specializing in financial officer assignments for leading global organizations. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds, he was the CFO of Waterworks, a luxury specialty retailer. Mr. Gimenez joins the firm as an executive director and member of the industrial/natural resources sector, with a particular focus on global energy assignments. He spent the last six years at McKinsey & Company, most recently as an associate partner working with international and national oil companies, independent refiners, and service companies. Mr. Roth joins Russell Reynolds as an associate with a focus on energy-related assignments. Previously at The Boston Consulting Group, he partnered with clients to solve complex strategic and operational issues within the energy and healthcare sectors. “A strengthening economy, continued growth in the energy sector, and the changing regulatory landscape has increased the needs of our clients, in Houston and across the region, for experienced leadership, particularly in these key areas,” said Stephen Newton, area manager for Russell Reynolds’ Houston office. “Chris Langhoff, Mauro Gimenez and Hans Roth add depth to our existing capabilities, and will be instrumental in addressing the increased demand for top executive talent to serve the needs of these changing markets.” With 39 offices and more than 300 executive search professionals, Russell Reynolds Associates provides executive search services to a wide array of industries.