Kristi LeBlanc: Managing Partner, North America

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Kristi LeBlanc

Kristi LeBlanc has served for over a decade as Managing Partner of DHR International’s Consumer Practice Group, specializing in Consumer Products & Services, Retail & Grocery, Hospitality & Leisure, and Food Manufacturing. Read more >

Kristi LeBlanc has served for over a decade as Managing Partner of DHR International’s Consumer Practice Group, specializing in Consumer Products & Services, Retail & Grocery, Hospitality & Leisure, and Food Manufacturing.

Kristi brings significant experience in the Health & Wellness sector, including Plant-Based & Better for You Foods, Nutrition, Fitness, Personal Care, Health Care, and Anti-Aging & Beauty. She also brings deep expertise partnering with multi-site, consumer-facing, service-related businesses with a significant emphasis on customer experience. Additionally, Kristi serves clients who go to market through multiple distribution channels, including direct selling and eCommerce.

Kristi has been recognized as one of DHR’s “Top Performing” consultants and leads assignments for world renowned Consumer brands within Public, Private, and Private Equity owned companies. She works with small, mid-size, and multi-national organizations. Kristi has conducted a broad range of C‐level assignments, including searches for Chief Executive Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Customer Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Information Officers, and Chief Human Resources Officers, as well as all functional direct reports.

With over 20 years of experience as an executive recruiter, Kristi has completed hundreds of Consumer, Retail, and Hospitality searches throughout her career, enabling her to provide an unparalleled depth of market insights and relationships for her clients. She frequently partners with counterparts in Asia, Europe, and Latin America on pan-regional projects. Prior to joining DHR International, Kristi served as Managing Partner, Global Consumer, Retail & Hospitality, for another global retained executive search firm, also serving as a member of that firm’s Global Operating Committee.

Previously, Kristi spent nine years at Korn/Ferry International where she was a Senior Partner. During her tenure at Korn/Ferry, Kristi received both of the firm’s most prestigious global performance awards – Korn/Ferry’s Americas’ Award for Excellence and Korn/Ferry’s Excellence in Client Satisfaction Award - Global Consumer Market - Americas. She began her career in Marketing and Promotions in the Hospitality and Retail sector with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES).

Kristi graduated with Honors from Syracuse University’s highly acclaimed S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Originally from Los Angeles, California, she resides in Denver, Colorado, with her husband and three children. As a family, the LeBlancs are active volunteers with Special Olympics Colorado. < Read less

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Denver | North America
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