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Dr. Gregory Janicik Joins RHR International New York Office

NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RHR International Company, a world leader in executive and organizational development, announces the appointment of Gregory A. Janicik, MBA, Ph.D. to the position of Partner in the firm's New York office.

Dr. Janicik is a seasoned management consulting professional with a track record of designing and implementing successful engagements that help senior leaders drive change and achieve results. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies across a wide range of industries including technology, financial services, life sciences, retail, and media & entertainment. His areas of expertise include CEO and C-Suite Succession, Senior Team Effectiveness, Executive Assessment and Development, M&A Integration and Organization Design.

"We are pleased to welcome a highly qualified professional such as Dr. Janicik into the firm," said Dr. Paul Ofman, a Senior Partner with RHR International who holds responsibility for the firm's United States Eastern Region. "His combination of psychological insight and business acumen helps align leadership, team dynamics and talent management while considering the organization's culture, size, scope, industry and unique business drivers."

Prior to joining RHR International, Dr. Janicik enjoyed significant success with Mercer Delta and Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting as well as with his own firm. Achievements included managing the post-acquisition talent integration for a major pharmaceutical company and building the foundation for an enhanced talent management function within a $5B technology corporation.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Janicik was a full-time faculty member of the New York University Stern School of Business. While at NYU, he consulted to CEOs and senior teams of small and midsize companies experiencing fast-paced growth. During this time, Dr. Janicik conducted research on senior teams, and published articles on topics related to team synchronization and its impact on team decision-making and effectiveness. Before receiving his advanced degrees, he held various roles in marketing and product management for Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc. and Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

Dr. Janicik received his doctorate in Managerial and Organizational Behavior from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering from Duke University.

ABOUT RHR INTERNATIONAL

We are a firm of management psychologists and consultants who work closely with top management to accelerate individual, team and business performance. We focus on four key areas of client need — Individual Assessment, Executive Development, Senior Team Effectiveness and CEO Succession & Transition. We have been proven difference-makers for almost 70 years, unique in our combination of top management focus, psychologists' perspective and high-level business acumen.

RHR International has offices in Brazil, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Ill. For more information, please visit www.rhrinternational.com or follow us on the RHR blog site, Twitter and Facebook.

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Source:RHR International LLP