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

CHRO Scorecard: Three Metrics Your Board Should Know

A CHRO brings a unique skill-set to any board. With deep knowledge of executive succession and the ability to maintain and engage individuals who execute business strategy, they are an invaluable asset to corporate boards. Yet only 28 active CHROs currently serve on boards of Fortune 1000 companies. Much like a chief financial officer might have

How CEOs Can Best Prepare to Leave the Top Post

The privileged position of a chief executive officer (CEO) brings many benefits and rewards. But it can also be isolating and intensely demanding. Research conducted by Heidrick & Struggles found that only 13 in every 1,000 CEOs of publicly listed companies move on to a comparable position. So where do they go — and how

Talent Challenges Facing Mid-Market Private Equity Backed Companies

Driving differentiated returns in a crowded private equity environment was never easy and has become significantly more difficult over time. Firms are paying top dollar to source and acquire companies in a market flooded with capital. Fewer deals are “locked up” in a proprietary manner. The areas where firms have true leverage to create value

DHR International Acquires OBEN Search

Acquisitions continue to make big news in the executive search industry. Chicago-based search firm DHR International has continued its recent expansion with the acquisition of OBEN Search, a boutique recruiter for the oil and gas industries. The firm’s founder, Michael Wing, joins DHR as managing partner in the oil and gas industries sector practice. Mr. Wing brings

Press Releases

Patrone Joins DHR International as Director

WASHINGTON, DC, December 7, 2016 — Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Eugene Patrone has joined the firm as a director, and will be directly supporting Vice Chairman Peter Metzger. Patrone brings more than 20 years of experience in government affairs to DHR International. Prior to joining DHR, Patrone had a

Janice Abert Joins DHR International as Partner

NEW YORK, December 5, 2016 — Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Janice Abert has joined the firm as a partner in the Financial Services Practice Group. Abert is one of the industry’s leading recruiters in placing distribution professionals and brings more than 20 years of executive recruiting experience in asset management

DHR Appoints New Partner in Munich office

NEW YORK, November 2, 2016 — Stefan Diemer, formerly a managing partner at a GEMINI Executive Search, a leading European executive search firm, is joining DHR International, the world’s sixth largest executive search firm, as a Partner in their Munich office. Stefan has over 25 years of experience in executive search and was previously a managing partner at

DHR International to Head CASL’s New CEO Search

CHICAGO, October 6, 2016 — After an exhaustive and diligent process, CASL’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has hired an award-winning search consultant, Mary Lee Montague from DHR International, to conduct CASL’s search for its next Chief Executive Officer. Montague, DHR’s Managing Partner, North American Nonprofit Practice Group, has an extensive and honored career

DHR International Acquires BluEra Executive Search

CHICAGO, September 29, 2016 — DHR International, one of the world’s largest retained executive search firms, has acquired boutique executive search firm BluEra. Bringing the two firms together will increase the industry and functional expertise available at DHR International. With more than a dozen employees joining DHR and its partner company Jobplex, the new office will be one

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