Jeanne E. Branthover

Managing Partner, Global Financial Services/Fintech Practice

Jeanne is Managing Partner and Head of DHR’s Global Financial Services Practice. She closely partners with her global clients on senior-level searches, personally managing each assignment.

Jeanne E. Branthover

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Known for her hands-on approach, Jeanne consults with her clients on succession planning, organizational change, precision hiring and talent management. She has recruited across industries and functions identifying boards, C-suite and senior-level decision makers with an emphasis on building diverse leadership. She is on DHR’s North American Executive Committee, Head of the Global Financial Services/Fintech Practice and a leading member of both the CEO/Board and Technology Practices.

Prior to joining DHR, she was Managing Director and Owner at a leading executive search firm where she led the Global Financial Services Practice and spearheaded the firm’s global fintech subsector. Jeanne started her career establishing her own New York-based executive search firm, which she successfully ran for more than 20 years.

Jeanne has been named one of the World’s Top 50 Most Influential Headhunters by BusinessWeek. She was featured as a panelist at the Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit and a recipient of the 2016 College of Education Award by the University of Maryland Alumni Association. She has served as the United Way’s first female President of The Community Fund, sits on the University of Maryland College of Education Board of Visitors, serves as a Senior Advisor to Concordia and is on the board of the New York Croquet Club.

Financial Services

DHR provides global executive search and recruitment services for banks of all sizes, asset and wealth management firms, capital markets, hedge funds, endowments and foundations, private equity and venture capital firms, insurance companies, broker-dealers, real estate firms, specialty finance companies and other diversified financial services organizations, including mortgage, financial technology and payment firms.
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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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