About Us

We believe that the success of a company begins with those who lead it. For over 30 years DHR’s consultants have forged strong and enduring partnerships with our clients by adding world class executives to their management teams.

With offices across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East we are large enough to understand the complexities of operating in a global marketplace, but also deliver a tailored and personal approach to solve our client’s talent challenges. DHR is comprised of top caliber consultants from around the world who deliver the high performance results our clients expect with high touch service.

We pride ourselves on being a total talent partner, recruiting Future Ready Leaders through Jobplex, whose experts provide high-touch, performance-based search services at the emerging leader level.

Our Leadership Consultants bring unmatched industry expertise with highly sophisticated, data-driven assessment tools to provide actionable results, specializing in Board Evaluation, Executive Assessment, Executive Coaching, High-Potential Identification, Onboarding, Succession Planning, and Team Effectiveness.

Across DHR and around the world, our team members are highly knowledgeable, experienced, and recognized leaders in the industries in which they specialize. Our approach puts the consultants with the most experience in the client’s world at the center of their search.

ACHIEVEMENTS

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DHR International consultants are positioned around the globe, in markets both established and emerging. Each is expert in at least one of our 20 practice areas. Many bring years of experience in multiple sectors and can offer unique insights on leaders who straddle a number of industries.

DHR International’s consultants are passionate about their work and their clients. We pride ourselves on our collaborative approach internally and the expert value we bring to the companies and executives we represent. DHR International team members hold the highest of ethical standards, along with an unsurpassable level of personal service, and an unmatched dedication to quality.

This philosophy and methodology are consistently demonstrated in DHR International’s thorough and unparalleled researching capability, the full utilization of firm resources on every project, and the timeliness with which we complete our assignments.

Solutions And Expertise

DHR International provides clients with comprehensive expertise to complete each search successfully.

Their practice groups are comprised of experts who possess significant industry knowledge and key relationships. These unique capabilities enable DHR to meet clients’ needs quickly and effectively. Coupled with strong internal collaboration and original research, they approach each search with the best tools and intelligence possible.

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Onboarding
  • Succession Planning
Industries
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Agriculture
  • All Industries
  • Alt. Investments
  • Asset Management
  • Associations
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Clinical Research
  • Cloud Based
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Commercial Banking
  • Commodities
  • Construction
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Corporate Banking
  • Cultural Arts
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital
  • Downstream
  • EdTech
  • Education
  • Emerging Markets
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Environmental Service
  • Faith Based
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Fixed Income
  • Food Manufacturing & Ingredients
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Foundations
  • Gaming
  • Global Banking
  • Global Markets
  • Government
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • K-12
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Luxury
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Natural Resources
  • Non-Profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physician Leadership
  • Physician Practice Management
  • Physician Search
  • Portfolio Management
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Private Schools
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Trade Finance
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Upstream
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
Functions
  • Advertising
  • All Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • C-Level
  • C-Level Leaders
  • C-Suite
  • CEO/President
  • Chairman
  • Communications/PR
  • Corporate Service
  • Customer Service
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Sales
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Unemployment Numbers Fall Short of Expectations

In an unexpectedly weak employment report, employment rose by just 266,000 in April as the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released this morning. Economists had predicted job gains of nearly a million during the month. The setback is all the more surprising because today’s

DHR International Appoints Leaders for Global Consumer Practice

Chicago-based executive search firm DHR International has named Marcey Rubin Stamas and Kristi LeBlanc as managing partners of its global consumer practice group. “Marcey and Kristi are highly collaborative leaders committed to the success of our global consumer practice clients,” said Geoff Hoffmann, CEO of DHR. “Their proven track record of successful placements across consumer product, consumer service and hospitality companies globally make them

Shift Underway in Private Equity Talent Acquisition Strategies 

The past decade has been widely viewed as a golden era for private equity. As global markets recovered from the shock of the last financial crisis, PE firms did not simply sit back and reap the rewards of improving market conditions, according to a report by Spencer Stuart. In fact, they did quite the opposite.

DHR International Recruits Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for Unisys

Chief diversity, equity and inclusion officers have emerged as key leaders during this enormous period of transition for workers and the workplace. With a global workforce shifting in complexity, there is a growing need for diversity experts who can shape the vision, culture and very face of organizations. At issue: Too few women and people

Press Releases

DHR and Jobplex Strengthen Nonprofit Expertise with Addition of Three Partners in North America

Mar 15, 2021 NEW YORK – Global Executive Search firm DHR International and its wholly-owned Emerging Leader Search firm Jobplex are pleased to announce the expansion of the North American Nonprofit Practice Group with three new Partners. The Nonprofit Practice is broadening its capacity to serve the diverse needs of the field with the addition of

DHR & Harvard Business School Latino Alumni Association Launch Program to Grow Latinx Representation on Boards

Mar 5, 2021 CHICAGO – Global executive search firm DHR International (DHR) is pleased to announce it has partnered with Harvard Business School Latino Alumni Association (HBSLAA) to create “21 in ’21” – a program aimed at placing 21 Latinx executives in board roles in 2021. Today, Hispanics represent 18% of the U.S. population, yet

Abruzzo to Lead Nonprofit Succession Planning Initiative for DHR Leadership Consulting

Jan 29, 2021 NEW YORK – Global Executive Search firm DHR International is pleased to announce James Abruzzo, the long-time global head of DHRs nonprofit executive search practice, is now also leading an initiative to support nonprofit organizations with their succession planning needs. The need for succession planning in nonprofit organizations is underscored by Abruzzo’s research

DHR Rebrands Elevate Partners to DHR Leadership Consulting

Dec 21, 2020 CHICAGO (December 21, 2020) – Global executive search firm DHR International announces its leadership advisory arm, Elevate Partners, has changed its name to DHR Leadership Consulting. The rebrand reinforces the firm’s ability to assist organizations seamlessly across their talent needs from executive search to talent management. “To succeed in an uncertain business

MaryBeth Nicholas Cruz Joins DHR International as Partner

Nov 16, 2020 PORTLAND (November 16, 2020) – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce MaryBeth Nicholas Cruz has joined the firm as Partner in the Healthcare practice group. She has a significant understanding of the strategic, operational, and cultural challenges faced by healthcare organizations due to more than 25 years of

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