Christine DeYoung

Managing Partner, Commercial Growth Practice

Christine serves as Managing Partner of the firm’s newly developed Commercial Growth Practice and as a leader of the Private Equity, Family Office and Consumer Practice Groups.

Christine DeYoung

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Christine’s extensive marketing and brand management experience within both public and private equity-owned businesses allows her to provide practical insight for her clients. She has a passion for assessing talent and creating uniquely consultative, long-term relationships with candidates and clients. She leads assignments across growth-oriented, C-level roles as well as Presidents, General Managers and leaders of commercial functions (such as Digital, Marketing, eCommerce, Sales and Strategy).

Prior to joining DHR, Christine worked in brand and general management for Procter & Gamble in both North and Latin America, in senior marketing roles within a consumer portfolio of a large, well-known private equity firm and in a leadership role in a growth-oriented strategy consulting firm that served private equity and Fortune 500 clients. Working with multi-generational families and their operating entities, she has delivered advice as they are considering asset allocation, new investing platforms and direct investing.

Christine earned her Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and her Bachelor of Science in Packaging Engineering from Michigan State University. She is involved in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Boys and Girls Club and has held advisory roles for Harvard Business School, the Clean Energy Trust, Arzu (relief for Afghan women) and Rainbo Sports.

Marketing, Sales & Strategy

nd growth is starting to touch all facets of your revenue-generating operation. Forward-looking companies are strengthening marketing, sales and strategy efforts with agile executives who can activate and engage customers and translate that into revenue. Whether you need a new Vice President of Sales, a C-Level executive or a single leader to build a team across those functions, we immerse ourselves directly in the work to grow and transform your organization.
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Consumer & Retail

Consultants in DHR’s Consumer & Retail Practice have extensive experience providing executive search to a variety of consumer organizations. Our team brings to each engagement unsurpassed marketplace knowledge and insight relative to identifying, accessing, developing, assimilating and retaining top consumer talent.
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Private Equity

DHR's executive search consultants focus on board, C-level and executive-level positions at portfolio companies, as well as operating partners and advisers.
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