Brad Nabors helps investor-backed companies to identify, assess and develop CEOs, COOs and other C-suite executives who transform organizations. As an experienced board chair, founder and investor, Brad specializes in assessing and on-boarding executives in high-growth companies and high-complexity environments. He also works with investors and general partners to recruit senior investing and operating partners and build capabilities within their teams to identify and realize opportunities in portfolio companies.

Global leadership and expertise

  • Brad has more than 25 years of experience leading international partnerships, joint ventures and acquisitions and advising clients in diverse industries, including private equity, technology and telecom, energy and natural resources.
  • Before joining Spencer Stuart, Brad worked in Russia for the Samling Group, a Malaysian conglomerate, sourcing and leading the Group’s investments and joint ventures in Russia. Previously, Brad worked for McKinsey & Company, where he advised clients on performance transformation, operations improvement and capital productivity.
  • Brad began his career as an entrepreneur in St. Petersburg, Russia, later leading a financial turnaround of Russia’s largest paper manufacturer and co-founding a trader-management technology company based in Munich, Germany.

Brad received his bachelor’s degree in organizational communication from Texas State University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Brad is proficient in Russian and has worked in Russia, Malaysia, Finland, Germany and South Africa.

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