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Mr. Frank Smeekes

Managing Director Europe and Boardmember

DHR International Inc

Direct Phone: +31 *********       

DHR International Inc

10 South Riverside Suite 2220

Chicago, Illinois 60606

United States

Company Description

About DHR International: For more than 25 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 ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Vice President

A.T. Kearney Inc

Managing Director

Russell Reynolds Associates Inc

Affiliations

Member
The Executives' Club of Chicago

Member
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Education

B.A.
economics
HEAO

M.B.A.

Newport University

Web References (133 Total References)


Frank Smeekes: Executive Search Consultant, Europe | DHR International

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Frank Smeekes: Executive Search Consultant, Europe

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Frank Smeekes serves as DHR International's Managing Partner, Europe, head of the region which, since 2015, is the firm's largest after the USA. He is also a member of DHR International's Board of Directors. Read more >
Frank Smeekes serves as DHR International's Managing Partner, Europe, heading the region which, since 2015, is the firm's largest after the USA. He is also a member of DHR International's Board of Directors.
Mr. Smeekes clients are predominantly US Headquartered companies with investments in Europe, or alternatively European Companies with investments in the USA. He specializes in senior-executive positions (CEO, COO, President) and board assignments internationally. His focus is predominantly in the Industrial space, with a specific expertise in Global Automotive and Diversified Manufacturing.
Mr. Smeekes brings with him more than 20 years of international search experience and over 400 successful placements Globally (USA/Europe and Asia). Prior to joining DHR, Mr. Smeekes was Managing Director at executive search firm, Russell Reynolds Associates. Earlier in his career he worked predominantly in Management Consulting focused on Industrial and Consumer markets globally.
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Mr. Smeekes is native Dutch and fluent in English and German with a good understanding of French. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Master of Business Administration.
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Frank Smeekes, Managing Partner, Europe at DHR International, explains that although the board may decide that they would like a different candidate to lead the company in the long term, a Deputy CEO can ensure that the business is properly led whilst a search is undertaken.

Frank Smeekes explains "Shareholders do not want businesses to go through any period of uncertain management or strategic drift.
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Frank Smeekes adds: "Deputy CEOs can be a powerful tool when it comes to succession planning - provided they are used properly.


Frank Smeekes led the ...

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Frank Smeekes led the assignment along with Amélie Bonneville, director talent acquisition (Europe), and Lorenz Pestinger, vice president of talent acquisition (Asia-Pacific).

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Mr. Smeekes, DHR's European managing director, represents national and international client companies in transition, non-governmental, public, and private organizations, as well as private equity or venture capital-backed companies. He specializes in senior-executive positions (CEO, COO, president) and board assignments. His clients include Booz Allen, BP, Baker McKenzie, Black and Decker, Diamond Castle, General Motors, Kraft, Lear, National Grid, Novartis, Philips Electronics, Platinum Equity, Philip Morris, Sara Lee, Scotts Company, Siemens, Sun Capital, Tesla, Volkswagen, United Nations and The World Bank.


Global Executive Search, Succession Planning | DHR International

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Frank Smeekes

practice areas: Board & CEO, Business & Professional Services, Industrial, Nonprofit, Private Equity
Frank Smeekes serves as managing director Europe and is a member of DHR International's Board of Directors. After 13 years conducting executive search in the United States, Frank has returned to Europe and is based in Amsterdam. More >


Global Executive Search & Recruitment: Chicago | DHR International

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