RHR International Appoints Orla Leonard as Practice Leader of “Senior Team Effectiveness” Service

CHICAGO and LONDON, June 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RHR International (RHR) has announced the appointment of Orla Leonard as its new practice leader for the service “Senior Team Effectiveness”. She has assumed responsibilities from David Astorino, who continues as Senior Partner, overseeing all of RHR’s Practices and Research & Development.

Leonard is a partner in RHR’s London office, with more than 15 years at the firm. Leonard focuses on enabling senior teams to align around a compelling organizational agenda and adopting the leadership behavior necessary to execute it. She works with CEOs and their teams to upgrade the performance of the operating board.

Said Astorino, “Orla is highly sought after by her clients because of her ability to combine caring with ‘speaking truth to power’. She is a strong contributor to the Senior Team Effectiveness practice, and has worked extensively with C-suite leaders and their teams.”

Prior to RHR, Leonard worked as a principal psychologist for team development. Leonard was awarded a bachelor’s degree (Hons) from University College Dublin, Ireland, and received a master’s degree in occupational psychology from the Queen’s University, Belfast. She is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. She is a registered member of the Health Professions Council and an accredited coach with the Academy of Executive Coaching.


RHR International LLP is a global firm of management psychologists and consultants who understand the distinctive challenges and pressures that CEOs and senior executives face. Its singular focus on top leadership and leader analytics sets it apart from other executive and organizational development consultancies. For more than 70 years, RHR has been helping top leaders and their teams transform themselves and, in turn, the performance of their organizations. RHR’s areas of service include Board & CEO Services, Senior Team Effectiveness, Leading Transformational Change, Executive Development, and Executive Assessment.
RHR International works with many of the top Fortune 500 companies across numerous industry sectors. RHR has a global presence in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Within the U.S., RHR has locations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco.

For more information, please visit www.rhrinternational.com or follow @RHRIntlLLP. RHR offers consulting services as RHR International LLP in the U.S. and through its wholly owned subsidiaries and affiliates throughout the world.

Contact: Joan Miller RHR International jmiller@rhrinternational.com +1 617 283 9640

Source:RHR International LLP