Over the past 40 years, we have worked with thousands of organizations and have assessed tens of thousands of leaders to identify truly outstanding talent for our clients.

With a focus on senior appointments, our experience spans a broad cross-section of public, private, not-for-profit and academic organizations. We have extensive experience in a wide variety of industries and functional specialization, including:

  • Government & Economic Development
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Health Care
  • Financial Services
  • Business Services
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Oil & Gas / Natural Resources
  • Academic
  • Information Technology & Telecommunications
  • Law
  • Gaming
  • Arts & Culture
  • Tourism & Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail & Packaged Goods
  • Transportation & Automotive

Take a Closer Look at Our Experience

Click on the titles below to reveal some of the organizations we have worked with recently:

Public Sector - Crown Corporation

Auditor General

Nova Scotia Public Service Commission - Auditor General of Nova Scotia
Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities - Municipal Auditor General

Board Chair & Directors

Government of New Brunswick - Chairperson, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal
Property Valuation Services Corporation - Independent Director
Public Service Superannuation Plan Trustee Inc. - Chair of the Board

CEO / President

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia - Chief Executive Officer
Atlantic Home Warranty Program - Chief Executive Officer
Atlantic Lottery - President & Chief Executive Officer
Atlantic Pilotage Authority - Chief Executive Officer
Canada Games Aquatic Centre - Chief Executive Officer
Efficiency Nova Scotia - Chief Executive Officer
Film Nova Scotia - Chief Executive Officer
Fredericton International Airport - President & Chief Executive Officer
Government of New Brunswick - Chief Executive Officer, Opportunties NB
Government of New Brunswick - Chief Executive Officer, Service NB
Halifax Marine Research Institute - Chief Executive Officer
Halifax Partnership - President & Chief Executive Officer
Halifax Public Libraries - Chief Librarian & Chief Executive Officer
IWK Health Centre - President & Chief Executive Officer
Marine Atlantic Inc. - Chief Executive Officer
New Brunswick Liquor Corporation - Chief Executive Officer
Nova Scotia Business Inc. - Chief Executive Officer
Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission - Chief Executive Officer
Nova Scotia Public Service LTD Plan Trust - Chief Executive Officer
Nova Scotia Tourism Agency - Chief Executive Officer
Port of Belledune - Chief Executive Officer
Resource Recovery Fund Board - Chief Executive Officer
Workers Compensation Board of Nova Scotia - Chief Executive Officer
WorkSafe NB - President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Administrative Officer

Municipality of the County of Colchester - Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Conception Bay South - Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Labrador City - Chief Administrative Officer
Town of St. George - Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Truro - Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Wolfville - Chief Administrative Officer

Chief Archivist & Librarian

Library & Archives Canada - Chief Archivist & Librarian 

Chief Culture / Chief HR Officer

Government of New Brunswick -  Chief Culture Officer, Opportunities NB
Horizon Health Network - Chief Human Resources Officer

Chief Information Officer

Marine Atlantic Inc. - Chief Information Officer

Chief Medical Officer

Workers Compensation Board of Nova Scotia - Chief Medical Officer

Chief of Police

City of Saint John - Chief of Police
Halifax Regional Municipality - Chief of Police

City Manager

City of Saint John - City Manager 
City of St. John’s - City Manager

Corporate Secretary & General Counsel

WorkSafe NB - Corporate Secretary & General Counsel

Deputy Minister & Associate Deputy Minister

Government of Nova Scotia - Associate Deputy Minister, Economic & Rural Development
Government of Nova Scotia - Associate Deputy Minister, Municipal Services
Government of New Brunswick - Deputy Minister of Justice

Director, Communications, Sales & Marketing

Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation - Director, Consumer Marketing & Insights

Director, Corporate Services, Operations, Health & Safety

Ambulance New Brunswick - Director, Corporate Services
Marine Atlantic - Director, Fleet Operations
Marine Atlantic - Director, Health, Safety & Environment

Director, People & Culture

New Brunswick Liquor Corporation - Director, People & Culture

Director, Planning & Infrastructure / Transportation & Public Works / Real Estate & Commercial Development

Halifax International Airport Authority - Director, Real Estate & Commercial Development
Halifax Regional Municipality - Director, Legal Services
Halifax Regional Municipality - Director, Planning & Infrastructure
Halifax Regional Municipality - Director, Transportation & Public Works

Executive Director

Clean Nova Scotia - Executive Director
Huntsman Marine Science Centre - Executive Director
MEOPAR - Executive Director
Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Commission - Executive Director
Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Commission - Executive Director, Employer Services

General Manager

Forest Protection Limited - General Manager
Sydney Port Corporation - General Manager

Manager, Municipal Operations

Halifax Regional Municipality - Manager, Municipal Operations

Municipal Clerk

Halifax Regional Municipality - Municipal Clerk

Vice President - Marketing / Communications / Strategy / Sales

Atlantic Lottery - Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Atlantic Lottery - Vice President, Stakeholder Relations & Communications
Halifax International Airport Authority - Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Business Development
Marine Atlantic - Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Affairs
New Brunswick Liquor Corporation - Vice President, Category Management, Marketing & Supply Chain
Newfoundland & Labrador Liquor Corporation - Vice President, Sales
Opportunities New Brunswick - Vice President, Growth
Opportunities New Brunswick - Vice President, Strategy

Vice President, Business Technology

Atlantic Lottery - Vice President, Business Technology

Private Sector

Board Directors

Nova Scotia Power - Board Director
Scotsburn Dairy - Board Director
Royal & Sun Alliance - Board Director
 

CEO / President

BioMedica Diagnostics Inc. - Chief Executive Officer
Distribution Group Inc. - Chief Executive Officer
Genesis Group - Chief Executive Officer
McInnes Cooper - Chief Executive Officer
Medavie Inc. - Chief Executive Officer
New Millennium Iron - Chief Executive Officer
Research Development Corporation - Chief Executive Officer
Scotian Gold - Chief Executive Officer
Scotsburn Dairy - Chief Executive Officer
ABM Integrated - President
Eden Valley Poultry - President
Medavie Blue Cross - President
Medavie EMS - President
Newfoundland Transshipment Limited - President
Clayton Developments - President & Chief Executive Officer
Premiere Suites - Regional President

 

 

Chief Financial Officer / Compliance Officer

Atlantic Cat - Chief Financial Officer
Bragg Group of Companies - Chief Financial Officer
Canada Fluorspar Inc. - Chief Financial Officer
East Coast International Trucks - Chief Financial Officer
Halterm Limited - Chief Financial Officer
High Liner Foods - Chief Financial Officer
Owens MacFadyen Group - Chief Compliance Officer

Chief Information Officer

Medavie Blue Cross - Chief Information Officer
Clearwater Seafoods - Chief Information Officer
Emera Inc. - Chief Information Officer 

Chief Operating Officer

Hickman Automotive Group - Chief Operating Officer
Municipal Ready-Mix - Chief Operating Officer
Page Realty Management - Chief Operating Officer
Sunny Corner Enterprises Inc. - Chief Operating Officer

Chief Talent Officer

Crombie REIT - Chief Talent Officer

Controller

Day & Ross Inc. - Controller
Xstrata PLC - Controller
Medavie EMS - Corporate Controller

Director, Finance & Accounting

ABM Integrated Solutions - Director of Finance
Emera Inc. - Director, Internal Audit
Shannex - Director of Finance

Director, Human Resources & Labour Relations

Composites Atlantic - Director, Human Resources
Emera Inc. - Director, Performance Measurement
FirstOnSite Restoration - Director, Human Resources
Shannex - Director, Labour Relations

Director, Information Technology

Eastlink - Director, Online Experience
Eastlink - Director of Technology
Emera Inc. - Director, Cyber Security
Southwest Properties - Director, Project Management
Xplornet Communications - Director, IT Development

Director, Sales, Marketing, Communications & Business Development

Bell Aliant - Director, Customer Care
Eastlink - Director of Marketing
Heritage Gas - Director, Business Development
High Liner Foods - Director, Investor Relations
Scotian Gold - Director, Agricultural Retail
Stanfield’s Limited - Director, National Sales
Xplornet Communications - Director, Customer Care

General Counsel

Emera Inc. - General Counsel

General Manager

Emera Brunswick Pipeline - General Manager
Hercules SLR - General Manager
Hewitt Equipment Limited - Vice President & General Manager
Pioneer Energy LP - General Manager, Atlantic Canada
Seaboard Transport Group - General Manager
Shannex - General Manager
Vale - General Manager

Senior Directors, Senior Managers & Practice Leaders

Emera Inc. - Senior Director, Commercial Investments
Emera Inc. - Senior Manager, International Tax
KMPG - Senior Leader, Global Infrastructure Practice
KPMG - Valuations Practice Leader
Southwest Properties - Senior Project Manager

Vice President, Business Development

Belmont Financial Group - Vice President, Business Development
Shaw Group - Vice President, Business Development

Vice President, Compliance

Emera Inc. - Vice President, Compliance

Vice President, Construction

Cahill Group - Vice President, Construction
Heritage Gas - Vice President, Engineering & Construction

Vice President, Corporate Development

Crombie REIT - Vice President, Corporate Development

Vice President, Corporate Services / Business Services / Member Services

Credit Union Atlantic - Vice President, Corporate Services
ABM Integrated Solutions - Vice President, Corporate Services
Medavie Blue Cross - Vice President, Group Business
Credit Union Atlantic - Vice President, Member Services
UNIPCO - Vice President, Member Services

Vice President, Customs & Consulting

PF Collins International Trade Solutions - Vice President, Customs & Consulting

Vice President, Finance

Emera Inc. - Vice President, Finance
Heritage Gas - Vice President, Finance & Business Services
Maritime Paper - Vice President, Finance

Vice President, Human Resources

Acadian Seaplants Limited - Vice President, Human Resources
HGS Canada - Vice President, Human Resources
Medavie Blue Cross - Vice President, Human Resources
Shannex - Vice President, Human Resources

 

Vice President, Operations & Supply Chain

Clearwater - Vice President, Global Supply Chain
Hercules SLR - Vice President, Operations
PF Collins International Trade Solutions - Vice President, Operations

Vice President, Pricing Strategy / Product Development & Innovation / Sales

Eastlink - Vice President, Pricing Strategy & Analytics
Hercules SLR - Vice President, Sales
Scotsburn - Vice President, Product Development  & Innovation

Not for Profit - Association

CEO / President

Atlantic Provinces Economic Council - Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Cancer Society – Nova Scotia - Chief Executive Officer
Chartered Professional Accountants New Brunswick - Chief Executive Officer
CPA Education Atlantic - Chief Executive Officer
Chartered Professional Accountants Newfoundland & Labrador - Chief Executive Officer
Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation - Chief Executive Officer
Doctors Manitoba - Chief Executive Officer
Electrical Contractors Association of New Brunswick - Chief Executive Officer
Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia - Chief Executive Officer
New Brunswick Business Council - Chief Executive Officer
Newfoundland & Labrador Council of Health Care Professionals - Chief Executive Officer
College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia - Chief Executive Officer & Registrar
Newfoundland & Labrador Council of Health Professionals - Chief Executive Officer & Registrar
Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia - President & Chief Executive Officer
Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation - President & Chief Executive Officer
 

Chief Financial Officer

Doctors Nova Scotia - Chief Financial Officer

Chief Safety Officer

Canada-NL Offshore Petroleum Board - Chief Safety Officer

Director, Corporate Services

College of Physicians & Surgeons Nova Scotia - Director, Corporate Services

Director, Finance & Administration

Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society - Director, Finance & Administration

Director, Fund Development

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia - Director, Fund Development

Director, Policy & Communications

New Brunswick Medical Society - Director, Policy & Communications

Executive Director

East Coast Music Association - Executive Director
Hebron Project Employers Association - Executive Director, Labour Relations
New Brunswick Forest Products Association - Executive Director
Newfoundland & Labrador Environmental Industry Association - Executive Director
Newfoundland & Labrador Medical Association - Executive Director
Stella’s Circle - Executive Director
YWCA Halifax - Executive Director

Registrar

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Newfoundland - Registrar

Vice President, Provincial Affairs

Canadian Federation of Independent business - Vice President, Provincial Affairs, Atlantic