Darcie Murray

Team Director

  • Houston
  • Washington DC

Based in Houston, Darcie Murray serves as Senior Vice President & Head of the Americas for Mercuri Urval. Darcie conducts C-suite and senior executive level engagements and advises clients on disciplined hiring and human capital issues.

Her experience spans across multiple sectors including Professional Advisory Services, Industrial, Financial Services & Life Sciences and Healthcare and she has a passion for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Darcie is responsible for the growth of the business in the United States, and across the Americas for Mercuri Urval, as well as further developing the import and export business for the firm.  Her responsibilities include client engagement and service, search execution, talent acquisition for Mercuri Urval in the Americas and professional development. 

Prior to this, Darcie was the Senior Managing Partner for a boutique executive search and leadership advisory firm.  Before stepping into that role, she spent 14 years with a mid-level international executive firm as an equity partner, COO & Head of North America. She began her executive search career whilst living in Prague, and spent more than a decade in Europe, which provided her a deep exposure and invaluable insights to cultures and business needs across more than 50 countries globally. Darcie considers herself a true global citizen and enjoys sharing those perspectives with her clients.

Prior to entering executive search, Darcie worked within the professional advisory services industry for eight years in Houston, Texas in the functional areas of administration, university recruiting, marketing, event coordination, employee relations, training, and project management. During her career, Darcie has provided leadership advisory and executive search services to clients across all sectors globally.

Darcie is a native of Houston and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature from the University of Houston and a Graduate Certificate in Finance & Accounting from Rice University. She is also a member of several associations, including the Private Director’s Association, where she sits on the Membership & Engagement Committee and is a Mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters Houston.

Darcie is an avid traveller, foodie, and amateur wine connoisseur and loves entertaining with friends.

  • Executive Search
  • Industrial
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Board and CEO