Owen Joins DHR International as Partner
December 19, 2018
DUBAI – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Cassie Owen has joined the firm as Partner in the Dubai office. Owen has retail and fashion recruitment expertise across all disciplines from board and C-Level appointments, to core retail operations, buying & merchandising, PR & marketing, design, e-commerce and supply chain.
Prior to joining DHR International, Owen served as the Head of Fashion, Retail & Digital Luxury for Mackenzie Jones Middle East working with Global Luxury Groups, Franchised Retailers, Family Groups and Private Equity Clients.
Owen began her career in corporate hospitality managing premiere events at the Royal Ascot, Grand Prix and Henley Royal Regatta in the UK. After a few years, she moved into recruitment, providing temporary staffing solutions and forging key relationships with luxury retailers such as Harvey Nichols, Harrods and Selfridges in the UK.
Later, Owen joined a boutique recruitment agency role in the UK where she became responsible for developing their International Division with a specific focus on Retailing in the Middle East. She then led her team to earn an award for ‘Best in Fashion & Retail Recruitment for International Markets’ for 2015. More recently being awarded the ‘Women in Business’ scholarship by Hult International American Business School.
“Cassie is a great addition to our team. With her consultative approach and deep knowledge of the Retail & Consumer industry, she will add tremendous value to our clients and help us develop this sector across the Middle East region” commented Ayman Haddad, Managing Partner for Middle East and Africa.
With a devotion to international retail, specifically in the Middle East, Owen continues to develop relationships based on trust and integrity.
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 http://www.dhrinternational.com.