DHR completes search for Director and Chief Executive Officer, Heard Museum

October 22, 2015

PHOENIX - Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of David M. Roche as director and chief executive officer for the Heard Museum. The search was completed by Partner Bill Franquemont.

About David:
Prior to joining the Heard Museum, David served as the director of Sotheby’s American Indian Art Department for the past 18 years. During his tenure at Sotheby’s, the most important collections of American Indian art were entrusted to his care and resulted in landmark sales. Roche has consulted and lectured on American Indian art at museums and universities around the world including the British Museum, the Denver Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Andy Warhol Museum. David has a B.A. in history from the University of Illinois and a Master in Arts Administration from New York University.

About Heard Museum:
Since its founding by Dwight and Maie Heard in 1929, the Heard Museum has grown in size and stature to become recognized internationally for the quality of its collections, its educational programming and its festivals. Dedicated to the sensitive and accurate portrayal of Native arts and cultures, the Heard is an institution that successfully combines the stories of American Indian people from a personal perspective with the beauty of art. http://heard.org/

About DHR International:
For more than 25 years DHR International has been a leading, privately held provider of executive search solutions more than 60 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. For more information on DHR International, visit www.dhrinternational.com.