DES Recruitment


Relentless Pursuit Of Excellence

For the past 15 years, DES Recruitment has identified and attracted extraordinary professionals for our clients nationwide. From leading enterprise software firms to big four professional services companies or global agro-chemical organizations and Venture Capital backed technology start ups, we are the go-to recruiter for senior level to mid-level executive search.

Why DES Recruitment?

  • Specific expertise in the industries we serve
  • Over 100 years of combined Leadership experience
  • Personalized searches for key individual contributors through C-level executives
  • Our Principals have deep operating experience
  • Extraordinary track record – 93% stick rate over the last three years
  • Limited number of searches per recruiter to ensure focus – and success
  • Unprecedented two-year guarantee on permanent placements

Building Your Competitive Franchise

  • Process
  • Organization
  • Knowledge
  • Technology
  • Performance


Eurasia Group Taps DES Recruitment to Find CIO

Executive search firm DES Recruitment has been selected by Eurasia Group to lead its chief information officer search. John Hodge, managing partner at DES Recruitment, is heading the assignment. “Our client is looking for an innovator and someone to help them create a digital transformation,” he said. The right CIO, said Mr. Hodge, will add more value and become more

DES Recruitment Lands COO for N3

Executive search firm DES Recruitment has placed Shannon Copeland as chief operating officer at N3. The placement continues a long-standing partnership between John Hodge, managing partner at DES Recruitment, and Jeff Laue, chief executive officer of N3. Mr. Copeland brings to N3 a wealth of experience and operations knowledge that he can use to help drive further success for