Robert Abramo

Head of Sales, Executive Bench®


Robert Abramo is head of sales for Executive Bench® services and is based in RHR International’s Philadelphia office. RHR’s Executive Bench services provide companies with a comprehensive solution for building a strong pipeline of enterprise leaders with its two core components: a Readiness for Scale℠ assessment, which pinpoints strengths to leverage and gaps to close in preparation for executive leadership, and a Scaling for Growth℠ program, a best-in-class executive development program that closes gaps in scalability and accelerates readiness for enterprise leadership.

Robert is an experienced account leader dedicated to ensuring alignment between client needs and project execution. Through the Executive Bench program, he works with organizations to assess and develop the next generation of enterprise leaders. He is also an expert in engagement and culture change. Much of Robert’s account leadership has focused on working with senior and HR leadership in complex, integrated organizations. He has served clients across a variety of industries including insurance, fintech, retail, and manufacturing. He has also published multiple white papers on diversity and inclusion and the insurance industry.

Examples of Robert’s recent work include:

  • Partnering with a global manufacturing organization to confront challenges around enablement, retention, and teamwork through enhancements in onboarding and training and a revamped employee value proposition.
  • Working one-on-one with the executive committee of a diversified U.S. insurer to tackle challenges around employee confidence by creating greater collaboration across product lines, enhancing top-team communications, and creating structure around manager development and feedback.
  • Working with the executive team of an insurance start-up to evaluate and revise the current organizational strategy amidst challenges with the engagement and enablement of their workforce.

Prior to joining RHR, Robert was an account leader and consultant at Korn Ferry and Hay Group.

Robert is a member of the Philadelphia Society of People and Strategy.


Baruch College, Weissman School of Arts and Sciences New York, NY, M.S., Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Villanova University, Villanova, PA, B.A., Psychology