Need a top gun? Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading executive search firm, has filled executive positions for clients ranging from Aetna to Hewlett-Packard to the National Football League. The firm maintains several practice areas, organized by job function and industry, including consumer markets, financial services, not-for-profit, and technology. Other areas include private equity, health care, and natural resources. Russell Reynolds Associates operates from about 45 offices, mainly in the US, Europe, and Asia/Pacific region, but also in South America. The company was founded in 1969 by its namesake.