Schwenke joins DHR International as partner, Philadelphia

November 16, 2015

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Kenneth Schwenke has joined the firm as partner, based in Philadelphia, PA.  Schwenke is a member of the Board & CEO and Human Resources Practice Groups.

Schwenke is a seasoned board member and corporate executive, having served in leadership roles ranging from command of Marine units to serving as president of a billion dollar public company.  He is also an experienced consultant in finding executive talent, having done more than 400 searches for employers and clients across a wide range of industries and in roles ranging from public company board members and C-suite executives to senior functional and operational leaders. A significant portion of Schwenke’s work has been in the hospitality-related industries, a focus he will continue with his move to DHR

Prior to joining DHR, Schwenke formed Gravitas, a boutique board and executive search firm with offices in Philadelphia and Chicago.

Schwenke is a 1976 graduate of Syracuse University and SUNY ESF and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from each. He also is a 1986 MBA graduate of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, with a focus in entrepreneurship and new venture management.

For more than 25 years DHR International has been a leading, privately held provider of executive search solutions with more than 60 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.