Suzanne Kelly is a vice president focused on executive search at MediaLink. Suzanne is a passionate people leader with the proven ability to translate strategy into action, notably within talent acquisition, management and team development. Suzanne has worked with industry leaders across functions on a global basis and brings the perspective of working from a retained search firm plus that of a leader of talent within a global retail beauty company. Suzanne’s approach to recruiting and leading a talent strategy team is by developing and maintaining a trusted and strategic partnership with senior leaders, including CEOs and company boards.
The origins of Suzanne’s career in executive search started at the global retained search firm, Russell Reynolds Associates. As a key member in the Financial Officer Practice, she led searches across industries and throughout the C-suite. She participated in multiple panels in senior professional organizations and also at specific future woman leader conferences. After close to 8 years, Suzanne chose to join Estee Lauder, where she played a key role in the build out of a world class global talent team. Here, Suzanne oversaw the corporate functions recruiting team, including, but not limited to, finance, marketing, human resources, technology, real estate, and corporate communications.
Suzanne started her career in finance and accounting at Deloitte and Morgan Stanley prior to moving into investor relations for Thomson Reuters. She holds a BS in Accounting from Villanova University.