September 18, 2009 – Global executive search and assessment firm Russell Reynolds Associates has promoted Christopher Langhoff to managing director in the firm's corporate officers’ practice, specializing in financial officer assignments. Mr. Langhoff has conducted searches for various roles including CFOs, treasurers, controllers/CAOs, investor relations, and other strategy and corporate development roles for companies in retail, hospitality, consumer products and alternative energy, among others. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds, he served as the chief administrative officer and chief financial officer at Waterworks, Inc. Prior to that he spent 12 years with PepsiCo, working as treasurer of the Pepsi Bottling Group as well as various treasurer and operating finance roles at Frito-Lay, PepsiCo Food Systems and PepsiCo corporate. "I am pleased to announce Chris's promotion to managing director," said Peter Drummond-Hay, Russell Reynolds’ area manager for New York. "His dedication to providing the highest level of client counsel and service has made Chris an invaluable asset to his clients across all industries." With a worldwide network of 39 offices and more than 275 executive search professionals, Russell Reynolds Associates provides executive search services to a wide array of industries.