Mike Magsig leads DHR International’s Board & CEO Practice, specializing in recruiting C-suite executives and board directors.
Mike is a leader in executive search, successfully working with clients to place their transformative C-level executives and board of directors and in succession plan creation. During his career, Mike has successfully placed more than 300 C-level positions at companies including Swiss Re, Broadway Bank, Horace Mann Educators, CNO Financial and NCCI. He also placed members of the Board of Directors at AIG, John Hancock Funds, and Assured Guaranty.
Prior to joining DHR International, Mike served as managing director at Korn/Ferry where he was an active member of the Board & CEO Services Practice and built the firm’s leading presence in this vertical. He also served as leader of the firm’s Insurance Practice, helping to build the practice from $14 million to $34 million in business.
Before entering the executive search industry, Mike served as chairman, president, and CEO of The Cologne Life Reinsurance Company for nearly 10 years. He led the Cologne Life Re to six-fold increases in profits and revenues during this period while also substantially increasing shareholder value.
Mike has served on numerous nonprofit and corporate board of directors.
Mike earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Economics from Huntington University, and holds the FLMI, CLU, and LLIF designations