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 distinguished career as a government affairs senior advisor on Capitol Hill. He supervised legislative staff and provided counsel on policy and crafted major legislative proposals. His legislative background includes work on major domestic and foreign policy initiatives.
Following his service on the Hill, Patrone worked at several consulting firms representing Fortune 500 companies, foreign governments, non-profits, trade associations and emerging technology companies. Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer at a bi-partisan government affairs agency, supporting the chief executive on all internal operations and policies in managing the daily operations, as well as working directly with clients on legislative strategy.
Patrone’s experience provides a unique perspective on the interaction between the government sector to private sector. He is keenly aware of the challenges faced by both individuals and organizations looking to find the ideal candidate for a given position.
Earlier in his career, Patrone also served as a member of the Bush-Cheney Transition Advisory Committee for the Department of Transportation.
“Eugene’s expertise in government affairs provides us a unique perspective on what clients are looking for and how we can best serve them,” says Vice Chairman Peter Metzger. “His focused approach to specific industry knowledge will bring immense value to our clients and we are excited to have him join the team.”
Patrone holds a Juris Doctor from Touro Law Center and received his Bachelor’s degree in English from Fordham University.
About DHR International
Since 1989, DHR International has been a leading, privately held provider of executive search solutions with more than 50 wholly owned offices spanning the globe. 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.
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