IRVINE, Calif., January 21, 2014 - Resources Global Professionals ("RGP") today announced that Craig Lewis and Ruth Hughes have both been promoted to regional managing director roles. Lewis will oversee RGP's Mid-Atlantic region in the U.S. while Hughes will have expanded business development responsibilities in Europe.
"I am very pleased to have Craig and Ruth in such key leadership positions," said Tracy Stephens, chief operating officer and executive vice president. "They have both contributed tremendously to the Company. I know they will continue to deliver innovative solutions to our clients' issues, contribute significantly to our global growth and lead their teams to greater success."
Lewis joined RGP in 2011 in the Atlanta office and, as regional managing director, is responsible for the Company's Mid-Atlantic region, which includes Atlanta, Birmingham, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. Prior to RGP, Lewis was with Jefferson Wells in business development, Exide as vice president of service operations, Clorox in supply chain as well as GE. He received his MBA from Cleveland State University and has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University.
Hughes has been with RGP for more than 10 years in a variety of key business development roles and is the regional managing director for business development and strategic accounts in Europe. Prior to RGP, Hughes was a partner with EY (formerly Ernst & Young) where she had a 21-year career in the audit and assurance and business risk consulting practices. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a member of the Institute of Directors and the Institute of Internal Auditors. Hughes holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Imperial College, University of London.
RGP, the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, we drive internal change across all parts of a global enterprise - accounting, finance, risk management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, healthcare solutions, and legal and regulatory services.
RGP was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm. Today, we are a publicly traded company with 3,100 professionals, annually serving over 1,800 clients around the world from more than 70 practice offices.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, RGP has served 87 of the Fortune 100 companies.
The Company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the exchange's highest tier by listing standards. More information about RGP is available at http://www.RGP.com.
Nate Franke, Chief Financial Officer
Linda Lee, RGP