Scanlon joins DHR as global head of media & entertainment, EVP

Oct 9, 2013

NEW YORK – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Sean Scanlon has joined the firm as executive vice president and global leader of the Media & Entertainment Practice Group. He will work out of the firm’s New York and Los Angeles offices.

“Sean is a proven leader in the industry,” said Geoff Hoffmann, chief executive officer of DHR International. “His expertise will help increase our reach and solidify our presence in the media and entertainment practice.”

Scanlon was most previously employed at Caldwell Partners as a managing partner and was the leader of the firm’s Media and Entertainment Practice.

Prior to his time at Caldwell, Scanlon was with Korn/Ferry as the senior client partner of media and entertainment. In 1995 he joined Sucherman Consulting Group, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in media and entertainment, and founded the firm’s executive search practice, SCG Executive Search.

Scanlon’s client base has included the leading organizations in cable and broadcast network television, as well as production companies and studios, media conglomerates, news networks, sports networks and teams, media industry associations and digital content companies throughout North America. He has extensive experience in working across all creative and business functions within a media organization and began his career in commercial television production in New York.

Scanlon graduated with a degree in history and a concentration in radio, television and film from Northwestern University.

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