DHR appoints new Partner in Munich office

November 2, 2016

Stefan Diemer, formerly a managing partner at a GEMINI Executive Search, a leading European executive search firm, is joining DHR International, the world’s sixth largest executive search firm, as a Partner in their Munich office.

Stefan has over 25 years of experience in executive search and was previously a managing partner at GEMINI Executive Search, which he joined in 2001 from Heidrick & Struggles.

During his career Stefan has worked extensively across the industrial automotive manufacturing, professional services and retail and ecommerce in Germany and across Europe.

He has recruited senior leaders and executives for a broad cross section of clients from global corporates and mid-sized companies though to private equity owned companies and owner-managed businesses. Stefan is also a trusted advisor to boards of directors, advisory boards and shareholders both on senior HR issues relating to company management and on the formation of board level committees.

Frank Smeekes, Managing Partner, Europe at DHR International, says: “Stefan has a very strong track record in executive search across a number of our core industries. He is an excellent addition to our European practice and particularly our German team.”

“His position as a trusted advisor to many of his client will help to bring an extra dimension to the role of Partner here.”

Stefan adds: “DHR is one of the very strongest global platforms in executive search. With more and more search mandates being international in their focus that is very important. They also have a well-earned reputation for being able to execute the most complex and demanding of mandates whilst working to rigorous processes.”