Russell Fradin


Global Advisory Board Member, Motive Partners

Operating Partner, Clayton Dubilier & Rice


Russell Fradin is based in New York and is an Operating Partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. He joined the firm in 2016.

Prior to joining Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Russell served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of SunGard Data Systems, a software and IT services provider, from May 2011 until the company’s acquisition by FIS in November 2015. Under Russell’s leadership, SunGard grew to 12,000 employees and reported $2.8 billion in revenues in 2014.

Prior to SunGard, Russell served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aon Hewitt, a global leader in human resource solutions, from September 2006 to May 2011. During his tenure, Russell oversaw the successful merger between Aon Consulting and Hewitt Associates in 2010, having been Chief Executive Officer of Hewitt since 2006. Previously, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of the BISYS Group and held a range of senior executive positions at Automatic Data Processing, both providers of business outsourcing solutions. In addition, he worked for many years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he was a senior partner.

Russell is Chairman of the Capco board, a Lead Independent Director of Best Buy Co., Inc. and serves on the board of Hamilton Insurance Group. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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