We represent you in the marketplace, we do not rely on a leverage model to get your work done. We have a dedicated team but we also have the capability of utilizing additional resources that can supplement our own desk top research and work in order to broaden the universe of potential candidates.
As Managing Partner, Chris brings a unique perspective to the recruitment of financial officers. With over 20 years of experience as both a financial officer and executive recruiter, he understands the role that he is recruiting for and can communicate effectively to both candidates and clients on many levels during the search process. His industry experience includes the Consumer, Retail, Financial Services and Professional Services sectors.
As a human capital expert, Chris has been both a Chief Human Capital Officer for an alterative investment management firm and was a Managing Director at Russell Reynolds Associates. In terms of this financial background, Chris was the Chief Financial Officer of Waterworks, a luxury specialty retailer. There, his primary focus was to drive business results and develop a strong relationship with the company’s private equity ownership. Prior to Waterworks, Chris spent more than 12 years in various senior finance roles at PepsiCo, his last role was as Treasurer and Head of Investor Relations for Pepsi Bottling Group. During his PepsiCo career, he was a member of the team that successfully executed the IPO of Pepsi Bottling Group. He also worked in operating finance roles for both Frito-Lay and PepsiCo Food Systems. Chris began his career as an associate in the Equity Derivatives Group at Goldman Sachs.
Finally, in terms of his educational background, Chris received his B.A. from Vassar College and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Corinna helps lead our research for the firm. Her retained search experience started at Russell Reynolds Associates and she later worked in-house for the alternative investment firm, Bridgewater Associates. She is able to use her knowledge of the search process to help drive great candidate flow for our clients.
Before beginning her executive search career, Ms. Lyritzi worked as an attorney at associate level with the law firm of Haynes and Boone, LLP in Houston, Texas, specializing in U.S. securities law and international corporate law. Previously, she was a financial derivatives and structured products marketer with Morgan Stanley and CSFB, focusing on German financial institutions and the Greek market.
Corinna received her LL.B. degree in law with a concentration in German law from King’s College London and earned an M.A. in international business law. She speaks fluent German and Greek.