Ibarra Joins DHR International as Managing Partner

Sep 1, 2020

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce Lizette Ibarra has joined the firm as Managing Partner of the Miami office and a member of the Industrial, Consumer and Retail practice groups. She will establish and lead the firm’s Miami office and will help strengthen the firm’s presence in Latin America.

“Lizette brings a deep understanding of the geography, executives, and needs of the Latin American market to DHR. This, combined with her entrepreneurial spirit and agility, makes her a great asset to our current and future clients. We are excited to open an office in Miami with Lizette at the helm to expand DHR’s reach to this region, one of the most important gateways to Latin America,” stated Larry Rubin, DHR Managing Partner, Mexico & Latin America.

With over 20 years of progressive experience in recruiting and talent acquisition, Ibarra has occupied strategic positions in Human Capital for multinational companies Eastman Kodak Company and Johnson & Johnson. Prior to joining DHR, she was CEO and Partner at Bleumind, an executive and professional search firm with operations in Miami, Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to join such an innovative global firm with a personal touch,” stated Ibarra. “DHR’s collaborative spirit between the Partners will ultimately offer my clients more resources and access to the best talent available while enabling me to continue to provide that boutique feel. I look forward to creating a successful office in Miami and further strengthening DHR’s presence in Latin America.”

Ibarra earned a bachelor’s in industrial relations (HR) from ITESO Universidad in Guadalajara and a master’s in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) from Instituto de Programacion Neurolinguistica. She has a certification from the Harvard Business School in the Leading Professional Service Firm Program and holds and an Advanced Certification in Executive Search and Leadership Consulting by Cornell University. Ibarra also served as a board member of IMSA Executive Search, where she worked in strategy and expansion for the Americas and currently serves on the board of the Business and Administration Program at the Panamerican University, Campus Guadalajara.