Alexandra Hendrickson serves as Executive Vice President in the firm’s Shanghai office. She is a leading executive recruiter for medical and industrial companies. Alexandra helps clients hire highly qualified leaders for today’s international marketplace. For four years prior to moving to Shanghai, Alexandra conducted search at DHR International’s office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Before joining DHR International, Alexandra was an executive at PPG Industries, Inc. in the Industrial and Automotive Coatings divisions. As General Manager, OneSourceCoatings.com, she built and operated PPG Industries’ first and only e-commerce business.
Alexandra also held positions as PPG’s Director, Marketing and New Business Development, Automotive Coatings, in Troy, Michigan and Director, Marketing and Business Development, Industrial Coatings Europe in Paris, France where she was responsible for new business development and marketing for Industrial Coatings for all of Europe.
Earlier, Alexandra held senior executive posts in the Card Division of American Express Company in New York City. As Director, Airline Marketing, she managed American Express Card marketing relationships with airlines worldwide and met annual business volume and share goals for the $12 billion business.
Alexandra was also previously a commercial lending officer at Bankers Trust Company (now Deutsche Bank) in New York where she built relationships with Fortune 500 corporations, insurance companies and banks and managed a $600 million portfolio of loans.
Alexandra has an MBA in Accounting and Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and a BA in Economics and History from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Currently Alexandra is an Adjunct Professor of Finance and Accounting at Hult Business School's Shanghai Campus.
Articles that Alexandra has written have been published in “Paint and Coatings Industry Magazine,” “CEO Magazine,” “Corporate Responsibility Officer Magazine” and “Wharton Alumni Magazine.” Alexandra’s blog with insights on hiring and leadership can be found at www.hireattraction.com.