October 14, 2009 – Chicago-headquartered executive search firm DHR International has opened an office in New Delhi, India and named Vikram Chhachhi as executive vice president. This marks DHR’s second office in India; the firm opened an office in Mumbai in December 2008. Mr. Chhachhi has worked with clients in consumer packaged and retail goods, telecommunications and technology. Prior to joining DHR, Mr. Chhachhi was a director with Indian search firm Accord Group (part of the ALTO Partners network globally) for over five years. He was based at New Delhi/Gurgaon and also managed that office. DHR’s managing director for India, Suchet Narain, said: “We are delighted Vikram is on board. This expansion is a significant pillar of our go-to-market strategy of geographic expansion through sector driven growth. Our New Delhi office also reinforces our strategy of being close to our clients. And Vikram’s Telecom and Media specialization enhances our existing Industrial and Technology practices, while adding synergy to our life sciences and consumer practices.