June 5, 2012 – DHR International has added Adam Charlson as executive vice president and managing director of the firm's West Coast operations. Mr. Charlson will be based in the DHR's San Francisco office and focus on searches in the technology space. His primary industry focus is the enterprise technology/services marketplace. Other areas of focus include communications and media, medical devices, direct marketing, credit scoring, payments, consumer electronics and mobile devices. Mr. Charlson brings 17 years of executive search experience to his role with DHR. He has been a leader in the technology and enterprise services search market for over a decade with firms like Korn/Ferry International, where he served as a senior partner and leader of the firm’s global software practice, and Spencer Stuart, where he served as a principal consultant. Founded in 1989, DHR International is headquartered in Chicago and has more than 50 offices worldwide.