February 24, 2011 – Global executive search and assessment firm Russell Reynolds Associates has named Pam Zuercher as an executive director based in San Francisco. Ms. Zuercher will leverage her expertise in mobile, payments, and e-commerce to serve clients across the financial services, technology, media, entertainment, and convergence industries. "Pam's addition to the firm's San Francisco office will help expand and further strengthen our presence on the West Coast and will aid Russell Reynolds Associates as we work to identify best-in-class executive talent in the rapidly changing intersection of mobile, e-commerce, and financial technology," said Tuck Rickards, a managing director, area manager for Russell Reynolds' San Francisco office and technology sector leader in the Americas. "Her deep industry expertise and business insight will bring tremendous value to her clients." Ms. Zuercher spent the last nine years at Visa Inc. in various global leadership positions including head of product sales, global head of mobile, and global head of product innovation. With 39 offices and more than 300 executive search professionals, Russell Reynolds Associates provides executive search services to a wide array of industries.