Managing Partner, Asia Pacific Retail and Consumer Practice
Pierre-Jean serves as Managing Partner of the Asia Pacific Retail and Consumer Practice and is based in the firm’s Singapore office. He specializes in executive search and is a trusted advisor to global corporations and local conglomerates based in Asia.
Pierre-Jean Françonpjfrancon@dhrglobal.com +65 6994 4600
Pierre-Jean works senior-level assignments across key functions with a strong focus on general management and digital-related roles. Previously, he served as Vice President with an Asian boutique executive search firm in Tokyo and Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was based in Japan where he worked with one of the country’s leading executive search firms as a Senior Consultant overseeing retail recruitment.
During the early stage of his career, Pierre-Jean worked as a Sales Associate with a prestigious luxury brand in Paris where he attended to high-end clientele and learned about the importance of quality customer service. Throughout his career he has identified top-tier talent in each of the major consumer markets in Asia.
Pierre-Jean is a certified Hogan assessor and is currently studying executive coaching to provide 360-degree support to his clients. Originally from Paris, he holds a master’s degree in international business from Grenoble School of Management in France.