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Richard Kim

Richard is a Director at the Stanton Chase Houston office. He has 20-plus years of experience in executive search and leadership advisory with clients in the natural resources, technology, industrial services, utility, chemicals, diversified manufacturing, and professional service sectors. He has successfully executed complex and highly nuanced search engagements at the C-Suite, President, and EVP levels for various public and privately held companies.

Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Richard was the lead energy Partner at Odgers Berndtson’s Houston office, where he developed and led the firm’s practice.

Richard’s 10-year tenure at Korn Ferry culminated as the Energy Sector Leader for a division of Korn Ferry where he led the firm’s  practice and developed an integrated retained search solution.

He joined the executive search business with a broad range of corporate experience, working closely with top-level executives to develop strategic initiatives and implement effective organizational change. Richard’s other experience includes energy commodities, where he originated and structured natural gas supply agreements and traded physical contracts.

Richard graduated from the University of Notre Dame.

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