September 17, 2012 – DHR International has added Bertrand Kimper as executive vice president in the firm’s New York office and a member of the firm’s life sciences group. Mr. Kimper was previously a principal consultant at RSA Americas, a U.K.-based niche executive search firm focusing on the life sciences sector. Before joining the executive search business, he gained several years of experience as a human resources executive for various companies including Canon, Akka Technologies, and Diagnostica Stago. Mr. Kimper has in-depth knowledge of the life sciences industry, especially in the pharmaceutical, diagnostics and medical device specialties. Founded in 1989, DHR International is headquartered in Chicago and has more than 50 offices worldwide.