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Mike Magsig

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. Read more >

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 < Read less

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New York | North America
November 2017 | Wall Street Journal

Got a Problem Employee? Being a Fix-It Boss Doesn't Help Things

Leaders fixated on assisting weak performers may hurt everyone - themselves included More >

October 2017 | Talent Economy

4 Steps to Managing Employee Morale During CEO Pay Disclosure

As public companies report the ratio of CEO pay to median worker compensation, managing morale can become a delicate balancing act. More >

September 2017 | White Papers

The C-Suite Crisis Companies Need to Consider

Companies in a number of industries are facing a potential C-suite challenge—an alarming lack of qualified candidates to fill roles that are likely to become vacant, due to retirement and other factors, in the next 10 to 15 years. More >

April 2017 | White Papers

Chief Executive Officers in Private Equity Sponsored Companies

The ideal profile of a CEO in a private equity sponsored company is situational – highly dependent on the investment thesis for a particular entity. More >