GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RSR Partners, a leading board and executive search firm, today announced that Richard (“Dick”) Hoag has joined the firm’s asset management practice as as general manager. Dick will focus on advising and recruiting senior C-suite, distribution and board professionals for traditional and alternative global investment firms.
Throughout his 35-year career in the asset management industry, Dick has held a variety of senior leadership roles involving recruiting top talent and building teams. As a senior partner at Corinthian Cove Consulting, a strategic and tactical consulting firm, Dick has advised asset managers on their growth and strategic initiatives, highlighting the critical role talent selection plays in achieving their goals. .
Prior to Corinthian Cove Consulting, Dick spent decades building and leading best-in-class financial services organizations. He was Managing Director and Chairman of Landmark Global Partners (and its predecessor, Liontrust International-London) and Group Head for North American Institutional Business. Dick was also Managing Director and Co-Head of Institutional Sales and Client Service at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (BlackRock 2007) and served as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of London-based Gartmore Global Partners, where he led the US institutional business, and was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Mutual Funds Advisory Board. Dick is a past chairman and served on the board of the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE) and received the prestigious Richard A. Lothrop Outstanding Achievement Award.
“Dick brings a powerful combination of deep industry knowledge and strong consulting experience to help asset management firms solve their most important strategic and leadership needs,” said Brett Stephens, CEO of RSR. “Now more than ever, clients need Dick’s unique perspective on what makes a business successful in ever-changing environments and how they can build their ambitious future.”
Dick joins RSR following the company’s recent announcement that founder and industry icon Russ Reynolds has transitioned to Chairman Emeritus and was succeeded by Todd Ruppert as Non-Executive Chairman. Todd is RSR’s first independent president.
“Dick’s arrival reinforces our commitment to growing our asset management practice,” said Todd, who has also spent much of his career in investment management. “Dick joins a group of experienced asset management consultants, and we are confident that he will make a strong contribution to the teamwork culture of the company. Its proven ability to source the best and the brightest in the industry uniquely positions RSR to be at the forefront of identifying transformational leaders in the asset management space.
“After three decades of hands-on experience developing talent in institutional financial services organizations, I look forward to bringing my expertise to RSR,” said Dick. “Globalization and business consolidation continue to drive demand for talent, and I look forward to providing our clients with the guidance they need to thrive in this dynamic and transitioning market. »
About RSR Partners
RSR Partners is a boutique professional services firm based in Greenwich, CT, specializing in assisting boards and CEOs with their most critical recruitment, selection and succession needs. The company was founded in 1993 by industry icon and chairman emeritus, Russell S. Reynolds, Jr. Over the past 25 years, the company has conducted more than 1,000 projects for boards and executives. CEO of public, private and family companies. across a range of industries, including consumer goods and services, financial services, healthcare, industrials and technology. To learn more about RSR partners, click here.