Board & CEO

Your Trusted Board & CEO Talent Resource

DHR’s Board & CEO Practice Group combines seasoned executive search consultants with industry thought leaders to deliver top talent with expertise in our clients’ businesses.

Our consultants stay abreast of universal governance issues and challenges facing boards and are well-connected to transformative talent across industries and within key functions globally.

How We Work With You

Commitment to Partnership

Our consultants are committed and fully engaged, partnering with you to deliver on your unique talent needs.

Values & Culture Alignment

We learn your values and culture to best identify, qualify and attract candidates that exceed your expectations.

Full Transparency

We provide transparency and project management during the search, to ensure integrity, honesty and trust.

DHR really cares about us. They go the extra mile at every step of the process.

– DHR Client

Areas of specialty within the Board and CEO Practice include:

Moving the Needle on Board Diversity

Through Partnerships & Education

DHR is proud to be enhancing diversity in the boardroom with our participation in the Harvard Business School Executive Education Accelerating Board Diversity program.

Heather Smith, board diversity advocate and esteemed speaker on increasing board diversity, is sharing best practices with senior executives from underrepresented minorities on how to secure and excel in board positions.

CEO talking in a meeting.

Proven Approach. Efficient Process.

DHR’s Board & CEO Practice has conducted engagements for public and private companies across the breadth of industry sectors and market capitalization.

This significant domain knowledge and functional expertise is coupled with geographic and cultural affinity in each market to ensure we build the right engagement team and are the partner of choice for a range of needs.

Our efficient search process delivers successful outcomes, from initiating assessment and research, to selecting the best candidate, in as little as 12 weeks.

Why Clients Choose Us

  • 7th largest executive search firm globally with broad range of industry and functional expertise
  • Largest proprietary, gender-diverse database with 1.5 million+ board executives
  • Ethnic & Racial Diversity Network of 20,000+ board-ready executives
  • Family-owned and specialized in mid-cap, private and family-owned businesses
  • Global platform, with a boutique, high-touch service and a sense of urgency
  • Senior consultants who personally lead engagements, with experience in the multiple dimensions of the search process – as board and CEO placements and search committee members

Award-Winning Client Service & Employee Experience

DHR is proud to be recognized on Forbes list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms (2020-2023) and is an Inc. Best Workplaces winner (2022 & 2023).

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