Russ Riendeau Joins Jobplex As Executive Vice President, Chicago
Jobplex, a DHR International company, is pleased to announce that Russ Riendeau, PhD, has joined the firm as Executive Vice President in Chicago.
Jobplex acquired East Wing Group, Inc. in November 2014, as a strategic acquisition to bring Mr Riendeau’s understanding of leadership insights, behavioral science research and a track record of delivering candidates possessing intelligence and critical-thinking skills.
Prior to joining Jobplex, Mr Riendeau was the founder of East Wing Group, Inc., a retained search practice working with Fortune 1000 companies and mid-sized privately held organizations to recruit sales, marketing and management talent in packaging, plastics, medical device, pharmaceuticals, ecommerce and general manufacturing companies.
“Russ is a fantastic addition to the Jobplex team,” said Justin Hirsch, president of Jobplex. “His tenacity, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial attitude combined with his knowledge of emerging industry segments reflect the Jobplex brand and will further our growth opportunities as we begin the New Year.”
A recognized speaker on leadership effectiveness and business psychology, Mr Riendeau has authored/co-authored seven books on talent acquisition, featured in numerous Wall Street Journal pieces, as well as delivering numerous TEDx presentations. He has also been an adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University and a member of General Electric’s corporate leadership education team.
Early in his career Mr Riendeau spent many years in construction management with the largest homebuilder in Illinois. Afterwards, he went on to become a partner in a successful sales recruitment company for 14 years, based in Chicago.
Mr Riendeau earned a PhD in Behavioral Psychology from Capella University, a Master of Arts in Developmental Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Sciences from National Louis University. He is also a member of Vistage International. Mr Riendeau lives in Barrington, IL with his family and spends time as a pilot, artist, composer and runner, as time allows.
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