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July 24, 2015 | Press Releases
DHR responds to July 17 letter from Board of Directors of The Caldwell Partners International

After initial correspondence between the two companies, DHR International, Inc. has responded to a July 17 letter from the Board of Directors of The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX:CWL) regarding discussions between the two companies. Full Story>

July 23, 2015 | In the Media | Crain's Cleveland Business
Myers Industries CEO to Retire

The president and CEO of Akron-based Myers Industries Inc., John C. Orr, will retire as an officer effective Dec. 31, the company announced in a news release on Thursday, July 23. Full Story>

July 16, 2015 | Press Releases
DHR International Responds to Letter from Board of Directors of The Caldwell Partners International

DHR International, Inc. today announced today that it has responded to a letter from the Board of Directors of The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX:CWL) regarding discussions between the two companies. Full Story>

July 13, 2015 | Press Releases
DHR International Increases Share Holdings in Caldwell Partners (CWL.TO)

Global search firm DHR International announced today that it has increased its share holdings in Caldwell Partners International (TSX: CWL) to 1,141,000 common shares, representing approximately 5.36% of the common shares outstanding. Full Story>

July 2, 2015 | In the Media | CNN Money
Unemployment falls to lowest level in 7 years

U.S. unemployment fell to 5.3%, its lowest level since April 2008, according to the latest government data released Thursday. It was an even healthier rate than many economists predicted and brings America back to a rate last seen before the financial crisis. Full Story>

July 2, 2015 | Press Releases
DHR International purchases 5% of competitor Caldwell Partners International, Inc.

In another strategic move in the executive search industry, DHR International confirms that last week DHR purchased an aggregate of 1,032,000 shares of the Caldwell Partners International Inc., which represents approximately 5% of Caldwell’s issued and outstanding common shares. Full Story>

July 1, 2015 | Press Releases
DHR completes search for chief executive officer of NTENT

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Dan Stickel as Chief Executive Officer for NTENT. The search was completed by Global Leader of the Advanced Technology Practice, Sal DiFranco, supported by Senior Associates, Ted Yemm and Tighe Burke. Full Story>

July 1, 2015 | In the Media | ESPN
Scott Barnes brings ideal background to Pitt athletic director job

Scott Barnes knows a thing or two about taking on big challenges, having sized up Karl Malone and Hakeem Olajuwon during his days on the hardwood at Fresno State, so we know he can play sports. Full Story>

June 30, 2015 | In the Media
Recruiting Millennials: Where to Begin

As employers strive to reach, engage and hire Millennial talent, a new report out today by Findly outlines strategies for connecting with this demographic group that is, by most measures, highly educated, self-confident, absorbed by technology and ambitious. Full Story>

June 25, 2015 | In the Media
Diverse Jobs on Offer in Finance Sector

In a sector beset by scandal and under greater scrutiny from the authorities, is it any surprise that there is growing demand for jobs in financial regulation? Full Story>

June 23, 2015 | Press Releases
DHR completes search for athletic director of Syracuse University

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Mark Coyle as Athletic Director for Syracuse University. The search was completed by Global Leader of the Sports Practice, Glenn Sugiyama, and Executive Vice President, Pat Richter. Full Story>

June 22, 2015 | Press Releases
DHR International agrees to terms of acquisition of CTPartners

DHR International is pleased to announce the agreement of a term sheet outlining the acquisition of certain assets from executive search firm CTPartners (NYSEMKT: CTP). Full Story>

June 22, 2015 | In the Media | Cuse.com
New A.D. Coyle And His Family Welcomed To Syracuse University

Glenn Sugiyama and Pat Richter successfully place Mark Coyle as the new Athletic Director for Syracuse University. Full Story>

June 4, 2015 | In the Media | Artnet News
Museum of Modern Art Reveals Glenn Lowry's Whopping $2.1 Million Pay Amid Staff Protest Over Benefit Cuts

In one of the richest payouts for a U.S. museum executive, Museum of Modern Art Director Glenn Lowry earned $2.1 million in salary, bonus, and benefits in 2013. Full Story>

June 4, 2015 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR Identifies CEO for United Way of Salt Lake

DHR International has recruited Bill Crim as the new chief executive officer of United Way of Salt Lake (UWSL). Mr. Crim, who has been in executive positions with UWSL since 2004, was the unanimous choice of a CEO search committee that had been vetting candidates during a nine-month process. Full Story>

June 1, 2015 | In the Media | Business World India
Creating Jobs A Key Challenge

There is need to address the lingering problems such as lack of infrastructure, bureaucracy and legal and policy framework, says Tushar Dhingra. Full Story>

May 28, 2015 | Press Releases
Fong Joins DHR as Executive Vice President, San Francisco

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Robert Fong has joined the firm as executive vice president and will serve as a member of the firm’s Advanced Technology Practice Group. Fong is based out of the firm’s San Francisco office. Full Story>

May 11, 2015 | Press Releases
DHR awarded search for Director & CEO, Heard Museum

The search for the Director & CEO of the Heard Museum has been awarded to DHR International and will be led by Bill Franquemont, executive vice president and Mary Lee Montague, Nonprofit Practice Group Leader, North America. Full Story>

May 6, 2015 | In the Media | Forbes
Why Handing Marketing To The CFO May Be A Mistake For Twitter (And For Shareholders)

How often does a company turn over the finance department to a CMO? Or give marketing to the CFO? It’s so rare that when it occurs, it deserves investigation, understanding, and prognostication. Full Story>

May 5, 2015 | In the Media | IR Magazine
Successful CFOs’ Best-kept Secret: the Merging of IR and Treasury

Let’s face it: Everything moves on green. As Wall Street demands deeper knowledge about a company’s financials and critical evaluation metrics, the steward of a company’s relationship with analysts and investors must be extremely astute about all matters related to the company’s cash position and risk guardrails. Full Story>

April 29, 2015 | In the Media | Invest Korea
Searching for Chiefs

Through finding leaders for both Korean and foreign companies, DHR International helps businesses in Korea succeed Full Story>

April 27, 2015 | In the Media | ComputerWorld
IT salaries 2015: Cash is back!

Companies that desperately need hot IT skills are ratcheting up salaries and bonuses to lure talented tech workers. Here's how to grab your fair share. Full Story>

April 27, 2015 | In the Media | Healthcare Consultants Forum Newsletter
Feature Article

Two Forum members share insights on top consulting issues they currently face and the associated challenges of bringing forward-thinking solutions to their clients in the age of health reform. Full Story>

April 23, 2015 | In the Media | Treasury & Risk
The Merging of IR & Treasury

Merging IR and treasury can improve a company’s ability to retain key investor relations managers. Full Story>

April 23, 2015 | In the Media | Treasury & Risk
The Merging of IR and Treasury

Successfully managing investor relations requires a solid understanding of treasury. Increasingly, companies are combining the functions under one VP-level executive. Full Story>

April 20, 2015 | Press Releases
DiFilippo joins DHR as EVP, New York

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that James DiFilippo has joined the firm as executive vice president and will be based in the firm’s New York office. He brings more than 20 years of executive search experience to DHR within the consumer and retail industries. Full Story>

April 16, 2015 | In the Media | Tampa Bay Business Journal
Chicago firm to lead search for Tampa Bay Partnership CEO

Nearly five months after its CEO of 20 years resigned, the Tampa Bay Partnership has hired an executive search firm to lead the quest for its next leader. Full Story>

April 9, 2015 | In the Media | Syracuse.com
A look at other hires made by search firm Syracuse retained to find new athletic director

The firm Syracuse University has hired to help select its next athletic director has recently assisted schools with far different resource pools devoted to athletics. Full Story>

March 31, 2015 | Press Releases
The Eye of the Hunter

As an executive recruiter – or what some may call a “headhunter” - for the past 30-plus years, I have experienced or witnessed virtually every type of recruitment scenario, allowing me to see the characteristics of a vast array of organizations and individuals. Full Story>

March 23, 2015 | In the Media | Global Capital
Top banks promote the next generation to prepare for M&A

After losing talent to boutiques, the world’s top M&A firms have responded by promoting their brightest and best. Full Story>

March 5, 2015 | Video & Audio | MTV Business
Ayman Haddad interview with MTV

DHR's Ayman Haddad, managing director, Middle East and North Africa, was interviewed on MTV Business. English subtitles included. Full Story>

March 4, 2015 | In the Media | Global Capital
Natixis supercharges M&A with Leonardo

During its most recent strategic revamp, Natixis gave no clue that supercharging its M&A business was going to be part of the plan. So its announcement on February 17 that it was in discussions to buy the French M&A business of Italian merchant banking boutique Leonardo seemed like an opportunistic swoop. Full Story>

February 10, 2015 | In the Media | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Search committee in place for new Pitt athletic director

Pitt announced Tuesday the formation of a 14-member search committee for its next athletic director. The group is chaired by interim athletic director Randy Juhl, who is not a candidate for the job, and includes two current coaches, two current student-athletes and two former athletes, as well as other administrators. The committee will be assisted by DHR International, a Chicago-based search firm that has recently undertaken athletic director hirings at Fresno State, Colorado State and Holy Cross. Full Story>

February 9, 2015 | Video & Audio | Yahoo! Finance
C-suite execs are in demand in these two fields

Chief Executive Officers and Chief Financial Officers are doing their part to help drive the rebound in U.S. hiring by job hopping themselves, according to DHR International, the fifth largest executive search firm. CEO Geoff Hoffmann tells Yahoo Finance hiring at the top is back to pre-recessionary levels. “It's pretty close to levels that we saw in 2006 and 2007, which were the absolute peak.” Full Story>

February 9, 2015 | Press Releases
Global Executive Search Firm DHR International Acquires Veni Partners

DHR International Europe announces the acquisition of Veni Partners LLP, the London-based European executive search and advisory firm specializing in Board and Financial Services. The deal became effective February 1st, 2015. Full Story>

February 9, 2015 | In the Media | CIO Magazine
Interviewing For A CIO Position? Here’s How To Avoid Striking Out When You’re Talking To An Executive Recruiter

Are you candidating for a CIO position? Have you been contacted by executive recruiters? Perhaps you’ve got an initial call or a formal interview lined up, and you’re doing your prep work. As an executive recruiter myself, I have some very important tips that can save you from striking out in your interview. Full Story>

February 6, 2015 | In the Media | Crain's Chicago
Chicago search firm seeks rival's global offices, not its CEO

When CEO Geoffrey Hoffmann looks at CTPartners Executive Search, he sees Europe, Australia and robust practices in financial and professional services. Full Story>

February 6, 2015 | Video & Audio | CNBC
Geoff Hoffmann discusses jobs in America on CNBC

Geoff Hoffmann, DHR International CEO, weighs in on 2015 hiring trends for corporate executives. Full Story>

February 6, 2015 | Video & Audio | Bloomberg Business
What Are the Hottest Jobs for C-Suite Executives?

DHR International CEO Geoff Hoffman discusses C-suite hiring and the battle for tech talent. He speaks on “Market Makers.” Full Story>

February 6, 2015 | Video & Audio | CNBC Squawk Box
Top paying jobs in the c-suite

Geoff Hoffmann, DHR International CEO, weighs in on 2015 hiring trends for corporate executives. Full Story>

February 4, 2015 | Press Releases
IEDC Releases Comprehensive Leadership Study for Executive Economic Development Practitioners

DHR International - in conjunction with Somerville Partners, Inc. - has completed a comprehensive leadership study for the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The study identifies a behavioral model for top performing economic development CEOs and validates an assessment protocol that directly correlates to performance. Full Story>

February 3, 2015 | In the Media | Becker's Hospital Review
Investing in the new healthcare CEO

Healthcare is undergoing sweeping, ongoing change. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has added complexities, raised expectations surrounding accessibility and affordability, and impacted the bottom lines and margins of all healthcare organizations. Full Story>

January 27, 2015 | In the Media | Forbes
How To Spot The Bull In A Chief Information Officer (CIO) Candidate: 5 Quick Tips

Misrepresentation isn’t reserved for entry-level interviewees. Chief Information Officer (CIO) candidates can exaggerate their accomplishments with the best of them. Let’s say you and your fellow C-suite executives need to hire a CIO. You know what you want – that picture-perfect ideal CIO candidate. Someone who is current on technology while being business savvy. Someone who takes smart risks when it comes to new technology, but who has insight on when to maintain the systems already in place. Someone who can talk to any segment of the business in their own terms, rather than resorting to technical jargon. Full Story>

January 22, 2015 | In the Media | Global Health and Travel
Greying Asia

A wealthier, technology-savvy Asia is throwing its weight behind finding ways to take care of its rapidly ageing population. GHT looks at public and private sector preparations for Asia’s silver tsunami Full Story>

January 14, 2015 | Press Releases
DHR International to present at the IEDC's 2015 Leadership Summit

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that the firm will be presenting a professional development session, Interview Power – The Secrets of a Successful CEO Interview at the International Economic Development Council’s 2015 Leadership Summit at 2:15 p.m. on January 26, 2015. The summit will be held at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Full Story>

January 9, 2015 | In the Media | Los Angeles Times
Wages lag as U.S. payrolls grow

The U.S. finished its best year of job growth since 1999 with brisk hiring and a drop in unemployment last month, but there's little indication that workers will start seeing wages go up much any time soon. Full Story>

January 7, 2015 | In the Media | Houston Business Journal
The next big hire for health systems: a marketing officer

In the past, hospitals haven't had to worry about attracting patients, otherwise known as their customers. But with recent regulatory changes, health care systems are now focusing on something they've looked over in the past — their brand. Full Story>

January 7, 2015 | In the Media | CNBC
Guggenheim hedge fund stumbles

Guggenheim Partners has slashed personnel at an internal hedge fund that hasn't lived up to big expectations. Full Story>