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Monday, May 11, 2015

Halifax, NS – Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS), Atlantic Canada’s leading recruitment and HR consulting firm, has announced the purchase of the Atlantic Canadian operations of Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH), the global leader in career transition and talent development. Moving forward, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette will represent LHH in the Atlantic Canada Region, further enhancing the firm’s existing career transition practice.

KBRS is independently owned and operated in Atlantic Canada, and has been for 40 years. Six years ago, the firm formed a strategic partnership with Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions, Canada’s leader in career transition, talent and leadership development and recruitment services. Since, KBRS has represented the organization in Atlantic Canada. 

On April 1, 2015, LHH’s parent company, acquired Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions, bringing together Canada’s market leaders in Career Transition and Talent Development, and KBRS will continue to represent the organization in Atlantic Canada. 

“The acquisition has created fantastic opportunities for us to further strengthen our career transition practice in Atlantic Canada through a strategic partnership that leverages the strength of two market leaders with international reach,” said Jeff Forbes, President, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette. “The decision to adopt the Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette brand in Atlantic Canada is a reflection of the reputation that we have worked so hard to build over the past 40 years. We couldn’t be more pleased with the way negotiations have evolved.” 

KBRS currently operates across Atlantic Canada and employs over 65 professionals practicing in the areas of executive search, contingency recruitment, HR consulting and career management and transition.

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Media contact:
Alison Chandler
Manager, Marketing & Communications
(902) 425-1163
achandler@kbrs.ca

About Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette
Established in 1975, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette currently operates offices in Halifax, St. John’s and Moncton and employs over 65 professionals practicing in the areas of executive search, contingency recruitment, HR consulting and career management and transition. In the last 10 years, the firm has more than doubled the number of staff they employ in the region to meet growing demand and launched Meridia, a company focused specifically on contingency recruitment.