Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Vrinda Johnson

​Russell Reynolds Associates announced that Vrinda Johnson has joined the firm's Financial Services Practice. Based in Chicago, Johnson specializes in insurance and has over a decade of experience leading large-scale transformation projects at global financial services companies.

"Vrinda's previous work advising senior executives and management teams at large banks and insurance companies is an immediate asset to our team as we work with clients to help them navigate regulatory complexity and technology disruption," said Constantine Alexandrakis, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' Americas Region. "Vrinda brings deep functional insight to FinTech, InsurTech and consumer financial services. With her technology and digital trends expertise, we are excited to have her join us as a trusted advisor to both regional and international clients."

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Johnson was Director of Advisory Financial Services for Digital, Banking Strategy, Technology & Operations at PricewaterhouseCoopers. In this role, she led development for the Advisory Lending & Leasing Practice and managed several significant strategic, digital and operational transformation initiatives. Prior to PwC, Johnson was a Credit Analyst and Relationship Manager for BBVA Compass, where she worked with the commercial lending and real estate, private wealth, and mortgage divisions of the bank. She began her career as a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch.

Johnson holds a BSc in business administration from Trinity University San Antonio and an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.