Dan Xie Overgaard Returns to DHR International as Associate Partner

Nov 13, 2020

BEIJING (November 13, 2020) – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce Dan Xie Overgaard has rejoined the firm as Associate Partner in the industrial, professional services and life science practice groups. She will be based in the firm’s Beijing office.

Overgaard was Vice President at DHR’s Shanghai office from 2008 to 2010. During her tenure, she successfully placed a wide range of senior level executives in China, including partners and directors of consulting firms, country heads for pharmaceutical companies and senior marketers in consumer sector. She has more than 20 years of experience in strategy consulting, organizational design, operational improvement, industrial marketing, and talent management.

Prior to rejoining DHR, Overgaard was the Managing Director of ACCO Group ApS, a boutique consultancy specialized in helping European companies expand into the Chinese market. Working with multinational clients in both strategic and operational areas, she helped European companies with challenges in market entry, growth strategy, partnership selection, operational strategy, and talent issues. In recent years, Overgaard also advised several Chinese companies in outbound investment into European life science and clean tech markets.

Overgaard brings a wealth of international experience through positions in Asia, Australia, and Europe. In addition to DHR and ACCO, her past work experience includes international pricing manager at Novo Nordisk in Denmark, manager at L.E.K. Consulting in Sydney and Beijing, and marketing manager at Daimler AG in Germany.

Overgaard holds an M.B.A. of General Management from INSEAD in France and a B.A. of Economics from Peking University in China. A native of China, she is fluent in Mandarin, English and Danish.

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