DHR International


DHR International is a privately held executive search solutions provider with 60 wholly-owned offices around the world—including North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. DHR’s renowned consultants specialize in all industries and functions in order to provide unparalleled senior-level executive search, management assessment and succession planning services tailored to the unique qualities and specifications of our select client base.

DHR International’s executive talent spans 18 different industrial and functional areas, including Advanced Technology, Financial Services, Human Resources, Industrial, Retail, and Sports. DHR International’s expansive global reach and extended intellectual assets are the keystones to our position as a preferred global supplier and value-add service provider.

DHR International is recognized as a quality driven executive search firm that exceeds expectations by actively listening to clients and consistently delivering results. DHR is committed to recruiting the very best talent in the world for you company’s needs. DHR International’s thorough and consultative process enhances our value of service through the deployment of thought leadership, market analysis and our understanding of competitive dynamics.

We hope you will allow DHR International to assist you with your next executive search.




DHR International Selected to Find President for University of Calgary

DHR International has been tapped by the University of Calgary to lead its search for a new president. In January, Elizabeth Cannon told the school’s board of governors of her decision to step down at the end of the current calendar year. DHR recruiters Shahauna Siddiqui, Jennifer Biehn, Bryan Arthur and Monica Burton are leading the assignment. “The Board of Governors

DHR International Julian Bott CFO Southwestern Energy

DHR International Recruits CFO for Southwestern Energy

DHR International has placed Julian Bott as the new executive vice president and chief financial officer of Southwestern Energy in Houston. DHR managing partners Rick Walker and Jeff Smith headed the assignment. “We welcome Julian to Southwestern Energy,” said Bill Way, the organization’s president and chief executive officer. “We are fortunate to have the addition of

DHR International Artistic Director Brooklyn Academy of Music

DHR International Recruits Artistic Director for the Brooklyn Academy of Music

DHR International has placed David Binder as the artistic director of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). He succeeds long-time executive producer Joseph V. Melillo, who will step down at the end of the year. James Abruzzo, managing partner of DHR’s global non-profit recruiting practice, led the search. “The Brooklyn Academy of Music is the major presenter of the

DHR Recruits Kevin Sumlin Head Football Coach University Arizona

DHR Recruits Head Football Coach for University of Arizona

With the college football season at its end, expect to see a lot of firing and hiring activity involving coaches. With that, schools are expected to continue relying on search firms to fill the resulting vacancies. The latest, after a search that lasted all of about two weeks, DHR International has placed Kevin Sumlin as head

Hunt Scanlon’s Top 15 Search Assignments 2017

Hunt Scanlon’s Top 15 Search Assignments of 2017

As the year now draws to a close, it turns out that when we looked back through our archives 2017 was, simply put, a remarkable year for first-rate search assignments. Hunt Scanlon Media tracked hundreds of them. From CEO placements to those covering the bandwidth of the C-suite, our editorial team gleaned the best from every industry sector

Talent Talks

Objective-Based Interviewing

This podcast episode features Russ Riendeau, partner at Jobplex, a DHR International company based in Chicago, where he’s been active in the executive search sector since 1985. He is the author of seven books on executive leadership, peak performance and sales strategies. With a Ph.D in behavioral psychology, Dr. Riendeau has served as an adjunct


DHR Completes Chief Marketing Officer Search for MariaDB

SILICON VALLEY, CA,  February 27, 2018 – Global Executive Search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Franz Aman as Chief Marketing Officer of MariaDB. The search was completed by Partner, David Madden and Managing Partner, Keith Giarman. Aman joins MariaDB with over 25 years of experience leading integrated, data-driven marketing

Vande Water Joins DHR International as Partner

CHICAGO, IL February 6, 2018 – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Katie Vande Water has joined the firm as Partner and brings more than 25 years of Financial Services expertise to DHR International. Vande Water successfully partners with clients to place senior-level executives throughout the Investment Management & Research,

UK Life Sciences Firms Struggle in Post-Brexit War for EU talent

LONDON, UK, January 17, 2018 – Following the Brexit vote, the UK is already seeing problems in filling senior positions at life sciences companies, with their average “slate” of candidates falling from around 40% non-UK nationals to just 15% non-UK candidates on average… Following the Brexit vote, the UK is already seeing problems in filling senior

DHR International Places Downtown Raleigh Alliance President & CEO

RALEIGH, NC, November 13, 2017 – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the placement of Kristopher Larson as the President & CEO of the Downtown Raleigh Alliance in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Downtown Raleigh Alliance is the premier public-private partnership driving vitality, growth, and investment in downtown Raleigh. An award-winning planner by

DHR Completes CEO Search for E.C. Barton & Company

JONESBORO, AR, October 2, 2017 – Global Executive Search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Steve Brimner as Chief Executive Officer of E.C. Barton & Company. The search was completed by Managing Partner, Scott Harris, and Vice Chairman Martin Pocs. Prior to joining E.C. Barton, Brimner served as a Corporate Officer and VP Store