DiFilippo joins DHR as EVP, New York

Apr 20, 2015

NEW YORK, NY (April 20, 2015) – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that James DiFilippo has joined the firm as executive vice president and will be based in the firm’s New York office.  He brings more than 20 years of executive search experience to DHR within the consumer and retail industries.

“We are thrilled to announce that Jim has joined the firm’s Global Consumer and Retail Practices,” said Geoff Hoffmann, chief executive officer of DHR International.  “His dedicated and collaborative style of serving clients and colleagues with the highest standard is a true embodiment of DHR’s culture.  He is one of the world’s leading specialists in supermarkets, foodservice, drug and wholesale foods.  We look forward to his positive impact on our clients and entire organization.”

Most recently, DiFilippo served as managing partner at CTPartners and also served as the head of the firm’s Retail & Consumer Goods Practice.  Prior to that position, DiFilippo was the head of Whitehead Mann's U.S. Retail Practice, as well as a member of the Management Committee for North America.  Previously, he was with Korn/Ferry International, where he served as managing partner and vice president of the Retail Specialty Practice.

DiFilippo is active in several professional organizations, including the Food Marketing Institute, the Academy of Food Marketing Founders Club, and the National Retail Federation.  DiFilippo holds a BS degree from the Academy of Food Marketing at St. Joseph's University and attended California State University's Western College of Law at Fullerton.

For more than 25 years DHR International has been a leading, privately held provider of executive search solutions with more than 50 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.