Mr. Dahl has been involved in professional recruiting since 1989 and in the energy business since early 1998. Johan has successfully learned to deal with the full spectrum of recruiting and staffing issues present in today’s marketplace. From 1997 to 2002 he worked at one of the largest and most acclaimed recruiting firms worldwide, Management Recruiters International (MRI). Within two years Mr. Dahl was in the top 5% of producing search consultants with numerous large clients. Before he left MRI Johan was ranked number eleven (11) among 5,100 professional recruiters worldwide.
In 2002 Mr. Dahl founded Paragon Group International in Sacramento, California. In 2005 Johan moved his family and business to Austin, TX; the current location of the firm.
Mr. Dahl’s main responsibility is to provide leadership and vision for Paragon Group. He has earned respect in the industry by managing executive search assignments with clients in energy, investment banking, and the emerging technology industry. His trademark is a distinct relationship-oriented approach to cultivate clients by delivering open and candid communication to both clients and candidates. Johan strives to establish meaningful, long-term, professional, and trust-based business relationships that create a win-win situation for everyone involved.
Johan is married and enjoys two energetic children and is enthusiastic about kayaking, yoga and fitness.