December 22, 2016 – Executive search firm DHR International has added Janice Abert as a partner in its financial services practice group. She will be based in the firm’s New York office.
Ms. Abert specializes in placing distribution professionals and brings more than 20 years of executive recruiting experience in asset management sales and marketing to the firm.
In joining DHR, Ms. Abert said that she is pleased to bring her expertise to the firm and expand her capabilities by working with its global asset management partners in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Hong Kong, London and the Middle East. She has a track record of placing board members and C-level executives, portfolio managers, research, technology, risk, operations and human resources professionals at private equity, infrastructure and real estate firms, and family offices.
Previously, Ms. Abert was founder and managing partner of Abert Associates, LLC. During her search career she has placed hundreds of traditional and alternative asset raisers for firms across the U.S., including sales leaders and individual contributors who are institutional marketers selling to public funds, corporate plans, E&F, FO and consultant relationship managers. Other positions include intermediary, subadvisory, third party and key account managers.
Before launching her own firm, Ms. Abert served as a managing director in the New York office of Warren International and as a partner at TMP Worldwide. She began her executive recruiting career in 1996 when she joined Johnson, Smith & Knisely as head of its asset management sales practice.
The financial services practice at DHR has a global footprint serving a wide range of financial services clients, including banks of all sizes, asset and wealth management firms, capital markets firms, hedge funds, endowments and foundations, private equity and venture capital firms, insurance companies, broker dealers, real estate firms, specialty finance companies and other diversified financial services organizations including mortgage, financial technology and payment firms.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media