Christophe Tellier
Global Head of Sector
Russell Reynolds Associates

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Based in Paris and London, Christophe Tellier focuses on senior Leadership Succession projects, as well as cultural assessment and diagnostic, advising both private and publicly listed companies. He has particular knowledge of the industrial equipment, Automotive and mass retailing sectors, working with clients in Europe, North America and Asia. Christophe is also involved in board advisory work for key international clients. In addition to his client work, Christophe leads and co-ordinates the global sector focus and client relationship management programs within the firm.

Assignments include succession process for CEO’s of branded apparel retailers, of a CEO for a major European retailer, the Chief Supply Chain Officer for a leading global retailer, the COO of a major electrical equipment and power generation OEM, Global and Regional COO’s for Tier One automotive suppliers, as well as the Chief Designer for a global automotive OEM. He has also conducted multiple executive assessments of the top talent within portfolio companies for global Private Equity firms.

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates in 1996, Christophe worked at Toys "R" Us as Director of Human Resources in France and as Operations Manager for France, Belgium and Luxembourg. Earlier, he was active in human resources and sales functions with Rank Xerox, then in the management of European Human Resources with Tenneco's J.I. Case (now CNH), a manufacturer of farm and construction equipment.

Christophe is a Psychologist from École des Psychologues Praticiens of Paris, France.

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