Susan Cooper

Managing Partner

Leading DHR’s New York office, Susan brings a creative and thoughtful approach to her client and candidate relationships. She specializes in working with global retailers across fashion, merchandising, design, marketing, digital and specialty lifestyle.

Susan Cooper

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Specializing in senior-level searches across the C-suite, Susan’s client base ranges from early-stage startup companies to Fortune 500 organizations. Her clients trust her to find top creative talent and counsel best-in-class executives who bring diversity of thought, experience and expertise to their roles. She is a trusted and sought-after partner, counseling her clients not only on their executive search needs, but all levels of talent strategy.

Prior to joining DHR, Susan co-founded her own executive search firm alongside Managing Partner Tricia Logan. Together, they ran a successful boutique consultancy supporting brands in the fashion industry for close to a decade. Earlier in her career, she created and led the in-house executive recruitment office for the Gap, Inc. family of brands where she hired and counseled creative talent for merchandising, design and marketing leadership teams. Her career began in merchandising at Macy’s.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Science in Retailing from Syracuse University.

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