Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce Kevin Weiss has joined the firm as Partner with a focus on the Industrial, Human Resources, and Board & CEO Practice Groups. Weiss will be based in the firm’s Dallas office.
With more than 30 years of high-tech global Human Resources experience, Weiss offers insightful understanding of the talent management needs in highly competitive talent environments such as aerospace & defense, commercial aviation, telecommunications, and electronic commerce.
Prior to entering executive search, Weiss was with L3 Technologies (now L3 Harris) as Vice President and CHRO where he developed a comprehensive talent management strategy centered around a new leadership model, diversity needs and an entrepreneurial business environment. He revamped HRIS talent systems, recruitment strategy, succession planning, executive compensation, as well as leadership assessment and development. Also, he was actively involved in M&A due diligence, integration, and divestiture.
Earlier in his career, Weiss served as Senior Director and Business Partner for Rockwell Collins (now Collins Aerospace) during the post-911 turn-around of the Commercial Systems business. Also, at Rockwell Collins he was Senior Director of Talent Acquisition for five years responsible for filling more than 4,000 technical roles a year and leading succession planning. During his high-tech HR career, he has conducted more than 300 executive searches.
Weiss also held various division, segment and corporate HR roles with Rockwell International around the world.
Weiss holds an Executive MBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Tx., and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Sociology from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Ia. He serves on the Board of Trustees for Cornell College.
For 30 years DHR International has been a leading, privately held provider of executive search solutions with more than 50 wholly-owned offices spanning the globe. DHR’s renowned consultants specialize in all industries and functions in order to provide unparalleled senior-level executive search, management assessment and succession planning services tailored to the unique qualities and specifications of our select client base. For more information on DHR International, visit www.dhrinternational.com.