Comhar Partners Names Marc Detampel Managing Director in the Firm’s Professional Services Practice

Published October 9, 2020

Comhar Partners has named Marc Detampel a Managing Director in its Chicago office. Marc will join Co-Founder and Managing Director, J. James O’Malley, in supporting the firm’s Professional Services Practice, as well as other industry segments.

Marc brings 25 years of consulting experience advising on human capital strategy, change management, leadership development, and organization design and development to his role as Managing Director for Comhar Partners. Marc will be focused on recruiting and talent management issues for clients in Professional Services and Telecommunications, Wireless, and Cable. As an expert in human capital and organizational issues, he will continue to service Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs), and his ideas have been featured on CNN, Business Finance Magazine, New Thinking, and World Press.

“We are excited that Marc brings a career in serving top organizations across multiple industries in the area of Human Capital, along with his network of CHRO’s that will serve him well as he begins serving clients in executive recruiting,” said O’Malley. “Attracting someone of Marc’s caliber and reputation sends a message to our clients and candidates that we are committed, even during challenging times,” added Bernard Layton, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Comhar Partners.

“I am extremely excited to be joining a firm with the reputation of Comhar Partners,” said Marc Detampel. “I look forward to leveraging my 25 years of management consulting experience delivering talent and recruitment solutions to executive teams. This is a particularly challenging time for companies to plan for and execute on their talent agenda, but I am confident that Comhar Partners will be able to help organizations do just that.”

Prior to joining Comhar Partners, Marc held a number of leadership positions at professional services and management consulting firms. Most recently, he was a Managing Director with Alvarez and Marsal’s Corporate Performance Improvement Practice in Chicago. Before Alvarez and Marsal, Marc was the Practice Leader for HR Performance Improvement in the Midwest at EY. Marc was also a Partner in the Talent and Organization Performance solution at Accenture. At PwC, he was a Managing Director of their Talent Management and HR Effectiveness national solution.

Prior to PwC, Marc was the North American Practice Leader for Management Consulting and the Global Leader for Human Capital Solutions at BearingPoint. Marc was responsible for P/L within Management Consulting and ultimately accountable for client relations and quality of solutions. Marc helped transition the BearingPoint Management Consulting team and client base over to PwC.

Marc earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Marquette University, and a master’s degree in human resource management and organization design from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. He also has a certificate in leadership development from the Yale Institute for Executive Leadership.

Comhar Partners is a recognized national leader in retained executive search, professional recruiting and talent advisory services. Comhar, derived from the Gaelic word meaning “collaboration,” was formed with the intention of providing recruiting expertise in deep partnership with the client in order to solve talent management challenges. Comhar Partners is headquartered in Chicago with specialized recruiting consultants based in 6 offices across the United States.

To reach Marc and learn more about his prior experience and involvement with Comhar Partners, click here.

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