Mary Matthews


Mary is an accomplished executive search Partner who has worked successfully across industries and regions for the betterment of all stakeholders. Her focus is on senior leaders and board of director placements.

Mary Matthews

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Mary has worked with clients primarily in the consumer, software technology and industrial verticals.  She has recruited world-class senior talent and board members for U.S. and multinational corporations and private equity investors to drive growth and execute turnarounds. She has also worked with international companies to recruit American board members and leadership who can lead cross-border opportunities and advise on related challenges.

Prior to joining DHR, Mary was a Managing Director with other notable search firms and founded and led her own search firm. Mary was the first woman in Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation’s management training program and her corporate career included marketing positions with Kaiser and Florida National Bank.

Mary graduated in business administration from Florida State University and studied for her master’s degree in organizational psychology at Columbia University. Currently she serves on the board of Musical Masterworks and the Joshuatown Road Association and volunteers for her church. She previously served on the 30% Club Steering Committee of New York and was a member of the board of  Lyme College of Fine Arts. She has been an active parent volunteer for Dartmouth College, Deerfield Academy and The Chapin School.

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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Consumer & Retail Executive Search

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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