Jules Orpin and Ty Wiggins join Russell Reynolds in Sydney

06 September 2019 Consultancy.com.au 2 min. read
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Russell Reynolds Associates has recently bolstered its team in Australia with Jules Orpin and Ty Wiggins.

Jules Orpin brings more than 20 years of experience in the executive search industry to the human capital consultancy. He joined the firm from rival Odgers Berndtson, where he was a Partner and Head of Financial Services for Australia. Previously, he gained experience at several executive search agencies, including CT Partners and its legal predecessor (Johnson Partners), Sheffield Haworth, Heidrick & Struggles and Robert Walters. Orpin started his career Big Four firm PwC in the United Kingdom. 

At Russell Reynolds Associates, a firm with around 450 consultants in 40+ offices globally, Orpin will focus on senior assignments for domestic and international clients across the banking, insurance, asset management, capital markets and risk arenas. 

Jules Orpin and Ty Wiggins - Russell Reynolds Associates

“We are incredibly excited for Jules to further strengthen our capabilities for our financial services clients,” said Peter O’Brien, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates’ Asia Pacific region. “His extensive experience working with clients around the world gives him deep insight into their challenges, enabling him to advise clients on their talent strategy.” 

Also based in Sydney, Ty Wiggins has joined the Leadership & Succession Practice of Russell Reynolds Associates. Anthony Abbatiello, the leader of this practice, said: “We are tremendously excited to have Ty join the firm. His experience helping to accelerate the success of C-suite executive transitions will enable our Board clients to enhance the performance of leaders and grow their businesses in this competitive environment.”

Wiggins joined the US-headquartered consulting firm after more than eight years at Converge Consulting, an executive development-focused firm he founded and led. During this time, he worked with regional and international clients across sectors to drive and develop leaders, in particular during transitions into C-suite roles. Previously, Wiggins was a lecturer within the Master of Business Coaching program at the University of Wollongong. Prior to that, Wiggins worked nearly 10 years in the financial services industry.