Pierre-Jean Françon

Managing Partner

Pierre-Jean serves as Managing Partner and is based in the company’s Singapore office. He specializes in executive search, within retail and consumer, and leadership consulting across all industries.

Pierre-Jean Françon

+65 6994 4600


With his expertise, Pierre-Jean serves as a trusted advisor to both global corporations and local conglomerates in Asia. He has a strong focus on general management roles and works on senior-level assignments across various key functions. His deep understanding of the retail and consumer sector allows him to identify top-tier talent that supports his clients’ growth and development in the Asian markets.

Before joining DHR Global, Pierre-Jean held the position of Vice President at an Asian boutique executive search firm in Tokyo and Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was based in Japan, where he worked as a consultant overseeing retail and consumer recruitment for one of the country’s leading executive search firms. This experience provided him with valuable insights into the Asian market and the specific needs of fast-growing organizations

Pierre-Jean is committed to professional development and holds certifications in coaching (Marshall Goldsmith, Maxwell Leadership) and assessment tools (Hogan and TalentTelligent). He continually invests in his professional development to provide comprehensive support to his clients.

Originally from Paris, Pierre-Jean holds a master’s degree in international business from Grenoble School of Management in France. His international background, combined with his extensive experience in Asia, positions him as a knowledgeable and well-rounded professional in the executive search and leadership consulting field.

In his private time, Pierre-Jean is an avid BJJ practitioner, is passionate about Neapolitan tailoring and enjoys discovering new wines.

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