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Jerry McGrath

Jerry McGrath serves as managing partner and global leader of the Human Resources Practice Group. He manages searches for human resources leaders across a vast array of industries and organizations, and his clients benefit from his more than two decades of global experience in both corporate human resources and executive search. Read more >

Jerry McGrath serves as managing partner and global leader of the Human Resources Practice Group. He manages searches for human resources leaders across a vast array of industries and organizations, and his clients benefit from his more than two decades of global experience in both corporate human resources and executive search.

Prior to joining DHR, Jerry was the leader of Caldwell Partners’ Human Resources Practice and a member of the Financial Services Practice. He joined Caldwell Partners from Korn/Ferry International, where he served as the client relationship manager for a number of the firm’s large global clients, leading executive searches across functions and industries in the Americas and in Europe.

Jerry previously held positions with UBS in the US and Europe. He served as global head of recruiting and development for the investment bank, based in London, England, and was the head of human resources for investment banking in the Americas. He joined UBS from Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was head of human resources for investment banking. Prior to this role, he was head of global recruiting as well as vice president of human resources of the U.S. region for MasterCard International. He had also previously worked with Deloitte and Touche, where he was manager of HR planning and development.

Jerry began his corporate career with GTE Corporation, a predecessor firm to Verizon. He spent 10 years in progressive human resources roles culminating with the role of director of executive placement.

Jerry holds a master’s in labor and industrial relations from Michigan State University and a bachelor’s in political science from West Virginia University. < Read less

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New York | North America
October 2017

Step Up

Rapid turnover at the top levels of higher education administration is motivating institutions to increase their focus on succession planning, factoring in changes in demographics and workplace culture. More >

July 2017 | White Papers

CHROs: The Missing Link in the Higher Education Management Structure

The chief human resource officer plays a critical, impactful and highly influential role in the private sector. Yet surprisingly, in higher education, the position often is not optimally leveraged. More >

March 2017 | White Papers

The Chief Talent Officer: An Evolving and Critical Role in Support of Private Equity Firms and their Portfolio Companies

Private equity investors are placing a greater emphasis on driving operational value in their portfolio companies while, in many cases, holding investments longer. They have also come to realize that executives with the potential to create value and meet aggressive thresholds for investor returns—for the firm, themselves and the management team— are increasingly critical to success. More >

November 2016 | Case Studies

Farient Advisors Round Table

DHR International’s Managing Partner, Global head of Human Resources, Jerry McGrath and, John Trentacoste, Head of New York Office, for Farient Advisors, an executive compensation and corporate governance firm talked about global trends in executive compensation and corporate governance. For the Tristate Chief Human Resources Officers, Compensation and Total Rewards executives in attendance, the session provided some terrific insights regarding the role of Human Resources in compensation and governance beyond borders. More >

November 2015 | Hunt Scanlon Media

DHR to Head CHRO Search for PPL Corporation

DHR International has been retained by PPL Corporation to lead its search for a chief human resources officer (CHRO). More >