Sylvain Dhenin

Overview

Sylvain Dhenin is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Paris and Brussels offices and is a co-regional managing partner of the CEO & Board of Directors Practice in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Experience

Sylvain recruits chairs, CEOs, C-suite executives, and non-executive directors for some of the world’s leading companies. He has extensive experience in a broad range of industries including industrial, technology, consumer & retail, professional services, and private equity.

Sylvain was previously vice chair of a global executive search firm and head of their European, Middle East and Asia Pacific operations, which led to a significant expansion of the firm’s presence in Europe. Before that, he was managing partner of another executive search firm, leading its operations in France. He began his career at Danone, the multinational food products company.

Education

Kedge Business School, Business Degree

Awards

Top 50 World’s Most Influential Headhunters in the World, Businessweek, 2008
Sylvain is co-author of the report
Gender balance at the top
The evolution of the gender balance in executive committees of France’s SBF 120 companies 2020–2022