Jeanne Branthover is Managing Partner & Head of DHR’s Global Financial Services Practice. Jeanne closely partners with her global clients on senior-level searches personally managing each assignment. Known for her hands-on approach she consults with her clients on succession planning, organizational change, precision hiring, and talent management. She has recruited across industries and functions identifying Boards, C-Suite, and senior-level decision-makers, with an emphasis on building diverse leadership.
Jeanne is on DHR’s North American Executive Committee, Head of the Global Financial Services/Fintech Practice, and a leading member of both the CEO/Board and Technology Practices.
Prior to joining DHR, she was Managing Director and owner of Boyden New York, Head of Boyden’s Global Financial Services Practice, and spearheaded the firm’s global fintech subsector. Jeanne started her career establishing her own New York-based executive search firm, Branthover Associates, which she successfully ran for more than 20 years.
Jeanne appears frequently on television to offer her expertise on the current trends and issues in human capital such as: CEO and human resources strategy in changing environments, as well as analysis of management and compensation issues. She is regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Forbes on leadership, succession planning, and market trends.
Jeanne has been named one of the World’s Top 50 Most Influential Headhunters by BusinessWeek. She was featured as a panelist at the Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit and the recipient of the 2016 College of Education Award by the University of Maryland Alumni Association. Jeanne has served as the United Way’s first female President of The Community Fund; sits on the University of Maryland College of Education Board of Visitors; Pace University – Lubin School of Business Transformative Leadership Advisory Board, NYCC Board, as well as several not-for-profit boards. Jeanne is a strong supporter and mentor to young women in the financial services and technology sectors and is also a regular speaker at both universities and corporations advising on the importance of diversity in the workplace.