DHR Global Appoints John Staines as Managing Partner, Global Human Resources

June, 2023

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Los Angeles (June 2, 2023) – Leading talent advisory firm DHR Global announces that John Staines has been appointed as Managing Partner of the Global Human Resources Practice and will be leading the firm’s Los Angeles office. He brings over 25 years of experience in life science, healthcare, retail and consumer products, with special emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion, culture and employee inspiration.

Known as an innovative and strategic human resources and talent acquisition leader, Staines works with organizations to assess structure and build leadership teams to achieve outstanding business results.

“I am pleased to welcome John as our new Managing Partner of the Global Human Resources Practice Group,” said Geoff Hoffmann, CEO of DHR Global. “John brings a wealth of knowledge and proven results to the role, and his leadership capabilities will be invaluable as we continue to build a strong and successful Human Resources Practice Group.”

Prior to joining DHR, Staines served as Partner of the Human Capital Practice at a London-based global executive search and human capital firm. Additionally, Staines founded a global human resources solutions and consulting firm. Leading the firm for more than a decade, he specialized in designing and delivering comprehensive leadership training and developed customer segmentation and go-to-market strategies. Prior to his executive search career, Staines served in various human resources roles, including CHRO, with companies such as PepsiCo, Mattel, The Gap, DaVita, Medco Health and Cigna.

“I am humbled to be joining such a talented and collaborative talent advisory firm,” said Staines. “I look forward to leveraging our collective experience to serve our clients’ talent needs.”

Staines holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree in marketing and international business from the University of Michigan. He served as a panelist for the Global STEM Talent Summit and is on the strategic advisory board of LifeGuides. Staines has been recognized by The Boston Globe and Catalyst, a global nonprofit that helps build workplaces that work for women, for his development of high-potential leadership programs for women.

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