Stacey Shapiro

Stacey Shapiro

Russell Reynolds Associates

Stacey Shapiro is a member of the firm's leadership and succession team. She guides boards and chief executive officers in building best-in-class leadership teams and cultures, and helps companies identify, select, and grow leaders who will thrive and succeed over the long term. Her work spans leadership development, talent benchmarking, succession management, executive hiring, culture assessment and M&A.

Shapiro helps companies find and develop talent while mitigating the risk of leadership failure. Her work has focused on CEO and executive team succession planning and leadership development across industries, with particular focus in the consumer space.

Most recently, Shapiro has worked with a large global CPG organization to future proof their senior team. She also works across industries to identify and develop customer-centric leaders. In addition, she advises CEOs and boards on issues related to driving cultural change and facilitating cultural integration in the context of mergers and acquisitions.

Shapiro possesses deep experience in personality testing and leadership development. She has consulted with The College Board and presented at numerous professional conferences including the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Her work has been published in professional journals such as the Journal of Vocational Behavior and the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

Shapiro received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Michigan, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Session Information

Breakout Session

Talent Pool: How Data and Psychometrics Identify Tomorrow’s Leaders

Session Location TBD

With consumer demands at an all-time high, organizations must be intuitively aware of needs, agile in responding, and highly personalized in deploying solutions is increasing rapidly. Customer centricity is essential in today’s world, regardless of whether your organization is B2C, B2B or B2B2C. However, how do you know whether you have the talent within your organization to activate your customers and grow your business?

Join Stacey Shapiro and Evan Sharp, consultants within the consumer practice at Russell Reynolds Associates, as they discuss the talent implications of this changing market. Stacey and Evan will highlight how personality data and leadership trends are increasingly used to predict leadership potential and to differentiate those leaders who will most likely ascend into the C-suite.