Claire Hwang


Claire serves as Partner of DHR’s Seoul office. She focuses on the consumer & retail and fashion & luxury industries and has successfully completed numerous cross-border searches.

Claire Hwang

+82 2 6322 5704


With more than 16 years of experience in the executive search field, Claire conducts search engagements primarily at the C-level and board of directors as well as functional heads level, for companies ranging from multinational corporations to high-growth, early-stage organizations. She effectively helps corporate clients build strong leadership teams. In this capacity, she is responsible for business development of key clients in consumer goods and fashion retail, professional services, online/contents and other industries.

Claire possesses a strong background in research and execution, having spent time with other leading multinational executive search firms. Prior to entering the executive search industry, she served as a Fixed Income Derivatives Broker in the financial services sector and worked as a Management Consultant in the consulting industry.

Claire holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Yonsei University in Seoul and has conducted career consulting and coaching for global Master of Business Administration students at Korea University in Seoul for several years. She is fluent in English and Korean.

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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Board & CEO

Our Board and CEO Practice Group combines seasoned executive search consultants, who are members of prestigious and influential boards, with industry thought leaders who offer deep expertise in our clients’ business models.
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Retail & Luxury

Areas of specialty within omnichannel retail and luxury goods include: CEO & Board Digital Fashion Finance Human Resources Information Technology Marketing Merchandising & Design Operations Sales Supply Chain With our keen industry insight and a deep understanding of business cultures,…
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