Russell Reynolds recruiting veteran forms own company

Wilbanks Partners, a boutique executive recruiting firm, has been formed by George Wilbanks, an asset and wealth management recruiting veteran formerly with Russell Reynolds Associates.

In a telephone interview, Mr. Wilbanks said he left his position as a managing director at Russell Reynolds in August and launched Wilbanks Partners in September.

Neither Peter Drummond-Hay, managing director and the head of Russell Reynolds’ New York office, nor Sandra Galvin, a spokeswoman for Russell Reynolds, could be reached for comment.