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.




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

Top 15 Acquisition Stories of 2017

Hunt Scanlon’s Top 15 Acquisition Stories of 2017

“If you’re not growing, you’re dying.” The truth of that adage is open to debate. Rather than argue the fine points, one business leader altered that statement to this: “If you’re not growing,” he said simply, “you’re not growing.” In other words, no matter how one slices it, growth and expansion matters. At Hunt Scanlon

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DHR International Recruits Head Football Coaches for Arkansas and Oregon State

As the college football season comes to a close for teams not competing in the postseason, expect to see a lot of firing and hiring activity involving coaches. Schools are expected to continue to turn to search firms to fill the resulting vacancies. In two of the latest, Glenn Sugiyama, managing partner and global sports

DHR Chief Trust Officer Amy Griman BMO Private Bank

DHR Places Chief Trust Officer at BMO Private Bank

DHR International has recruited former Fifth Third Bank executive Amy Griman as chief trust officer of BMO Private Bank in Chicago. Leading the search was Carol Hartman, the search firm’s managing partner of financial services North America, along with partner Melissa Hatfield. “BMO Private Bank was seeking a leader who could create a culture of growth and

DHR recruits Michaelle Burstin for William Blair Co.

DHR International Recruits Global Brand Marketing Leader for William Blair Co.

Chicago-based search firm DHR International has placed former MSCI global marketing executive Michaelle Burstin as global head of brand marketing and communications at William Blair Company. Leading the search was Carol Hartman, the search firm’s managing partner of financial services North America, along with Carlos Cata, a DHR managing partner in charge of the firm’s global CMO practice

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


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

Takai Joins DHR International as Partner

TOKYO, August 9, 2017 — Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Ken Takai has joined the firm as Partner in the Consumer & Retail practice groups. Takai joined DHR International from his own consultancy firm, icareer partners, which provided job hunting services for candidates, market entry consulting for U.S. headquartered clients, and seminars for

Ryan Silva Joins New York State Economic Development Council

ALBANY, NY, August 3, 2017 — The New York State Economic Development Council (NYSEDC), and global executive search firm DHR International, are pleased to announce the placement of Ryan Silva as Executive Director. Ryan was unanimously confirmed by the Board of Directors of NYSEDC during a statewide conference call today. A national search for the