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Congratulations to Leaders International Partner, Brenda LaRose, on her CCAB Lifetime Achievement Award

Toronto, ON, Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to announce the 2019 Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame (ABHF) recipients of this year’s prestigious national awards. Brenda LaRose, Métis, Manitoba Métis Federation, will be the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement award and Kylik Kisoun...

Leaders International – Research Associate, Indigenous Markets

Location: Vancouver, BC             Under the direction of the Vancouver Partner, Indigenous Markets, the new Research Associate will be a key member of our professional services team and will provide overall project support for executive search and research projects. She/He will be responsible for planning,...

Confidential Organization – Vice President, Operations

ID: 18-521 Our client is focused on attracting an experienced, proven operator with the necessary skills to internally establish the appropriate systems to lease up the facilities and thereafter efficiently operate and optimize revenues each site. As a member of the executive team, the Vice President, Operations (“VPO”) provides direction,...

BC Liquor Distribution Branch – Employee Relations Specialist

ID: 18-588   Location: Vancouver The Employee Relations Specialist reports to the Director, Employee Relations and Occupational Health & Safety and provides leadership, expertise and direction to members of the Employee Relations team, and on behalf of, the Liquor Distribution Branch, with respect to complex workplace investigations, the interpretation and administration...

How Have You Answered This Interview Question?

Starbucks’ former HR exec says a job candidate’s answer to a simple interview question predicts success better than their entire resume. Asking interview questions about challenging work experiences can help discern whether a candidate is willing to learn from their mistakes. That’s according to Traci Wilk, senior vice president of people at...

Royal Roads University – Associate Vice-President Communications

ID: 18-618   Location: Victoria With an approach built on the foundation of RRU’s values (caring, creative, and accountable) and in alignment with its strategic anchors (programs, process, people, profile, and place), the AVP Communications acts as a strategic public affairs and government relations advisor, providing expertise and strategic communications counsel...

Awesome to see our work taking root – congratulations Ryan Beedie and Martina Meckova on this great initiative!

B.C. developer Ryan Beedie launches scholarship foundation, pledges $50 million to start. Beedie Luminaries aims to remove barriers to higher education for students who might otherwise struggle to afford post-secondary schooling. “There are many bright, driven young people who simply cannot afford post-secondary education,” Beedie said in a news release announcing the...

Simon Fraser Student Society – Executive Director

ID: 18-616   Location: Vancouver The Executive Director is the prime driver for guiding, coaching, supporting, and managing the student services and governance operations of the SFSS.  This role requires business savvy skills, assertiveness, political acuity, and emotional intelligence to develop and successfully manage a diverse group of employees, while simultaneously...

Vancouver Pile Driving – Senior Estimator

ID: 18-615   Location: Vancouver The Senior Estimator is responsible for preparing preliminary budgets, milestone cost estimates, and final bid scope/pricing proposals for various types of commercial construction jobs, building effective relationships with clients, team members, internal and external customers, suppliers, and subcontractors. S/he is also responsible for the overall project...

Beedie – Executive and Personal Assistant to the CEO

ID: 18-599   Location: Vancouver Serving as principle scheduler, timekeeper, planner, and coordinator for Ryan Beedie, the President & CEO, the Executive and Personal Assistant is responsible for taking care of his life as the CEO of Beedie and in all other roles that Ryan plays in the community. You will...

Nature’s Path – Director, Research and Development

ID: 18-607   Location: Vancouver Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, the Director, R&D is responsible for leading the planning, scheduling, and coordination of research and new product development for all Nature’s Path plants and products.  A key participant in the development of medium and long-term product...

CEO Succession Planning – Raconteur Magazine

Developing a CEO succession plan may seem a distant concern for an incumbent with no immediate plans to leave, but a lack of one can have implications for the health of a business. “A CEO can make or break a company” notes Clem Chambers, CEO of financial market website ADVFN....

Adler University – Clinical Faculty – Registered Psychologist

ID: 18-611  Location: Vancouver, BC ACHS is a community-embedded, socially responsible, clinical training program of Adler University seeking to hire a four-to-five day per week Clinical Faculty position in its Division of Community Health Vancouver. The Clinical Faculty’s main responsibility will be to provide clinical supervision across all levels of...

JYSK – Chief Financial Officer

ID: 18-614  Location: Vancouver, BC         The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a global position, based in Vancouver, that is integral in all aspects of financial management and reporting. The CFO will provide overall leadership and management of financial operations as well as modernize and streamline JYSK’s...

Great Lakes Pilotage Authority – Chief Executive Officer

  Under the authority of the Board of Directors and pursuant to the Authority’s strategic orientation and management philosophy, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for ensuring efficient and cost-effective piloting services within the geographical limits established within its territory. Main responsibilities are to ensure leadership, development, guidance and control...

Confidential Organization – Executive Assistant

ID: 18-599  Location: Vancouver Serving as principle scheduler, timekeeper, planner, and coordinator for the President & CEO, the Executive Assistant is responsible for taking care of the CEO’s business duties and ensuring his effectiveness as CEO of the company and in all other roles that he plays in the community....

Leaders International Congratulates Rae-Lynne Aramburo

It is Leaders International’s great pleasure to announce that Rae-Lynne Aramburo has been appointed as the new CEO and Chief Librarian at the Brantford Public Library following an intensive search process. “We’ve selected someone who will be able to guide important initiatives currently underway while creating new opportunities that build...

The Business Case for Indigenous Inclusivity in the Boardroom

In Canada, the legal duty to consult is often considered key to bridging the gap between the interests of natural resource companies and the rights of Indigenous communities. The idea is that, if consultation is conducted effectively, both sides walk away with interests aligned, and projects progress without pause. In...

Leaders International Congratulates Trevor Arsenault

It is Leaders International’s great pleasure to announce that Trevor Arsenault has been selected as Chief Operating Officer for Inolife R&D Inc., an emerging life science company and an innovation leader in comprehensive and cutting-edge injectable pharma solutions. Trevor is a skilled and formidable leader in the pharmaceutical industry. His...

Leaders International Congratulates Dr. Zabrina Brumme

It is Leaders International’s great pleasure to announce that Dr. Zabrina Brumme has been appointed as Laboratory Director at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE). Brumme will be on secondment from her position as professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University (SFU), where she additionally...

Leaders International Congratulates Marnie Wright

It is Leader International’s great pleasure to announce that Marnie Wright has been appointed as Associate Vice President of Human Resources at the University of the Fraser Valley. Marnie brings 20 years of experience in human resource management in the educational field to her role at UFV. Most recently, she...

Leaders International Congratulates Doug Gilchrist

It is our great pleasure to announce that Doug Gilchrist has been appointed as City Manager at the City of Kelowna! Doug Gilchrist was selected by City Council to be the City Manager after a four-month search and interview process with highly qualified candidates from across Canada. “In the end, we...

BC Assessment – General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

ID: 18-578 Location: Vancouver and Victoria, BC         The General Counsel is a trusted legal advisor, accountable for the provision of strategic legal services on a broad range of governance, finance, procurement and corporate/commercial related matters to ensure BC Assessment is in compliance with the law. Reporting...

Leaders International Develops Innovative Research Platform for Canadian Companies Searching for Exceptional Leadership Talent

Leaders International Develops Innovative Research Platform for Canadian Companies Searching for Exceptional Leadership Talent Recently Consolidated Executive Search Firm Disrupts How Executive Search is Conducted Calgary, July 5, 2018 – Leaders International, one of Canada’s leading executive search firms, understands that finding the right leadership talent is one of the...

Blockchain, disruption and changing talent needs

Blockchain, disruption and changing talent needs By Yanouk Poirier Partner and Global practice Leader for the technology, Media & Telecoms group Yanouk Poirier and Michael Zinn of Penrhyn International’s TMT practice group explain how the application of blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt business models across many industries. This...

Finding leaders for blockchain tech

Finding leaders for blockchain tech To embrace newest technologies, boardrooms require disruptive visionaries By Yanouk Poirier Partner and Global practice Leader for the technology, Media & Telecoms group With blockchain and other “fintech” set to transform many industries, it’s in the boardroom that organizations need to prepare for the disruptive...

A business report for CEOs

A business report for CEOs Leadership for growth & scale-up: going from 25 to 100 employees By Yanouk Poirier Partner and Global practice Leader for the technology, Media & Telecoms group and André Du Sault, MBA (LBS), MPA (Harvard) Guidelines on key steps, obstacles and key decisions. Scaling from start-up...

Market leading executive search firms merging as a national firm

Market leading executive search firms merging as a national firm, to go to market as Leaders International Allan Nelson, Partner of Davies Park Executive Search and Richard Joly, Partner of Leaders International, announced this week that the two companies will be merging their operations and offices across Canada, and will...

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