Robert Adam Wysocki, founder and retired managing partner of executive recruiter Cornell Global, died of cancer Jan. 23. He was 62. Mr. Wysocki directed executive searches for investment managers and hedge funds, according to Cornell Globals website. Prior to founding Cornell Global, Mr. Wysocki worked at NYNEX Corp. and sister companies; he was head of NYNEX Investment Management, which managed the companys pension fund, from 1979-1987. Mr. Wysocki was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and was an academy trustee. He also served as a civilian aide to the secretary of the army in recent years.
Bob was a very special person who touched the lives of many people. He battled cancer for three or four years very courageously, said John F. Weidner, a partner and co-founder with Mr. Wysocki of Cornell Global.
Memorials may be made to Praxair Cancer Center, Danbury (Conn.) Hospital.