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April 19, 2019 | In the Media
JPMorgan Names Jennifer Piepszak CFO as Marianne Lake to Run Consumer Lending

Whenever Wall Street muses on who may someday replace Jamie Dimon atop JPMorgan Chase & Co., Marianne Lake’s name arises. For six years, she’s guided analysts and investors through the firm’s business as its chief financial officer. Full Story>

April 16, 2019 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
Why Your Board Needs a CHRO

Board members often lack experience in executive succession and rely on the skills of a director with a CHRO background to bring that expertise to the CEO recruitment process. That’s where a top HR leader can add tremendous value to boards, says a new report by DHR International. Mike Magsig and Jerry McGrath join Hunt Scanlon to discuss why boards have so few CHROs – and how to recruit them. Full Story>

April 15, 2019 | Press Releases
Jennifer (Carroll) Finger joins DHR International as Partner

Global Search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Jennifer (Carroll) Finger has joined as Partner based in their Chicago global headquarters. Full Story>

April 11, 2019 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Places Top Leaders for Three Arts and Cultural Groups

Executive recruitment firm DHR International has recently placed top leaders at three major arts and cultural institutions: Onassis Foundation USA, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center. James Abruzzo, managing partner of the firm’s global non-profit practice, led the assignments. Full Story>

April 1, 2019 | In the Media | The New York Times
Wells Fargo C.E.O. Could Be Banking’s Worst Job. It’s Open.

Wanted: New chief executive to clean up radioactive mess. Hazmat suit not provided. Wells Fargo is searching for a new leader after its chief executive, Timothy J. Sloan, abruptly resigned on Thursday, having been hounded by politicians, regulators, customers and employees about the halting efforts to overhaul the scandal-tarred bank. Full Story>

March 27, 2019 | In the Media | Pharma Boardroom
The Ideal Pharma Country Manager: South Korea (DHR International)

ooking at what it takes to be a country manager of a multinational pharma company in some of the world’s most challenging markets. DHR International’s Helen Park outlines what she looks for in potential candidates for country manager positions in South Korea. Full Story>

March 22, 2019 | In the Media | Investing.com
Talk of a New Wells Fargo CEO Swirls; Be Skeptical

If you're into who's in and who's out among the nation's big banks, today is a catnip kind of day. The New York Post reported today that directors of Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) were talking to Harvey Schwartz, a former top executive at Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), about taking over from current CEO Tim Sloan. Full Story>

March 22, 2019 | In the Media | USA Today
Businesses hire high-skilled workers even if there's no job for them. Here's why:

Here’s the new rallying cry for high-skilled workers hoping to get hired at their favorite company: Full Story>

March 14, 2019 | In the Media | Middle Market Growth
Mapping a New Career Benefit: How companies are touting their location to attract talent

The great Amazon beauty pageant, in which over 200 cities competed to become the site of the corporation’s second headquarters, spotlighted the role geography plays in a company’s growth plans. Location—especially a region’s quality of life and cost of living—has become an increasingly important factor in a company’s ability to attract and retain talent in a tight labor market. Full Story>

March 12, 2019 | Press Releases
Carney named DHR International Partner

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Dan Carney has been named Partner at the firm. Full Story>

March 11, 2019 | Press Releases
DHR International Places Senior Executives in Four Major US Arts Institutions

James Abruzzo and the Nonprofit Practice of DHR International recently completed four extensive searches for executives at leading arts and cultural organizations: Executive and Artistic Director, Onassis Foundation USA President and CEO, Tennessee Performing Arts Center Executive Director, Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center Senior Director, Finance, Apollo Theater Foundation. Full Story>

February 28, 2019 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Opens Office in Switzerland

Chicago-based search firm DHR International has continued its recent expansion with the opening of its first office in Switzerland. Stefan Binder has joined the firm as managing director to lead the new office in Zurich, which becomes DHR’s 10th office in Europe. Full Story>

February 20, 2019 | In the Media | Hunt Scanlon Media
DHR International Lands CEO for Physical Rehabilitation Network

Healthcare is among the most rapidly growing employment fields, according to analysts at Hunt Scanlon Media, which tracks trends in the executive search and leadership solutions space. So it is that the need for recruiting firms to deliver top-drawer leaders throughout the sector has only grown. Full Story>

February 10, 2019 | In the Media | Forbes
Expert Resume Writing Tips You Need To Know Now

Recruiting for the right talent is no easy feat. If you're in the business of hiring you know that sorting through hundreds of resumes can be time consuming and overwhelming. As a candidate, it's no picnic either. With digital making us all have the attention spans of a goldfish or less, candidates need to make every effort to stand out from the sea of paper. However, there gets to a point where candidates are taking artistic license too far. Last week, I saw a resume for a buying position that was pink and lavender with at least four different infographics and fonts. I joked that it looked like a Valentine's Day card, but in all seriousness, it inspired this post. It's time to set the record straight on appropriate and preferred resume styles, so I decided to ask the experts, the recruiters, who do this for a living. Full Story>

February 8, 2019 | Press Releases
Capodanno Joins DHR International as Managing Partner

TORONTO (February 8, 2019) – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Anthony Capodanno has joined the firm as Managing Partner in the Toronto office. Capodanno has more than 20 years retained executive search experience having led numerous engagements throughout Canada, the U.S. and globally, serving as strategic advisor, business partner and confidant to clients. Full Story>

January 30, 2019 | In the Media | China Daily
Leadership shortage hurts companies' innovation goals

Few organizations are meeting their innovation goals because they lack the right leadership, according to a recent global survey of 636 business leaders by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. Full Story>

January 25, 2019 | In the Media | Bloomberg
Wells Fargo Finds ‘Fresh Blood’ to Close Era of Consumer Abuses

Wells Fargo & Co. has jettisoned a longtime strategy of growing its own leaders in favor of importing them as part of the effort to clean up its image. The San Francisco-based firm hired Steve Troutner -- a veteran of Citigroup Inc., Bank of America Corp. and Wachovia -- to lead the community bank’s U.S. Western region. And it brought in Nyron Latif from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. as the head of operations for Jon Weiss’s wealth and investment-management unit. Both moves were announced this week. Full Story>

January 15, 2019 | Press Releases
Binder joins DHR International as Managing Partner

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to open its first office in Switzerland. DHR has been looking to establish a local presence in the Swiss market for the last couple of years as Switzerland is a geographic hub for many of our global clients and will allow us to better service our core global practice areas in Life Sciences, Consumer and Industrial. Zurich will be the firm’s 10th European office. Full Story>

January 12, 2019 | In the Media | Forbes
Study Results: The Top Companies That Prepare Marketers To Become CEOs

Which firms have reputations for developing superior C-level marketing leaders? And which firms provide the best training that enables marketers to become CEOs? These are two common questions I get from marketers, executives, and students. Full Story>

January 8, 2019 | In the Media | HK Economic Journal
Financial Industry Recovers amid the Downturn, with Asset Management Bucking the Trend

The biggest wish of employees is an increase in salary. Research institutions’ surveys have shown that employees in the financial industry were the ultimate winners in 2018. According to the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management’s Pay Trend Survey, the financial services sector enjoyed the highest pay growth rate both in base pay adjustments (5.3%) and in non-guaranteed bonus plans (17.63 months of base salary) compared with other sectors. Will the growth trend continue in 2019? Full Story>