September 4, 2012
Halifax, NS – Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS), Atlantic Canada’s largest human resources consulting firm, welcomes Lois Dyer Mann as a Partner, effective immediately. She joins the senior leadership team in the company's executive search practice.
Dyer Mann brings 12 years of executive search experience to KBRS, most notably with Caldwell Partners where she was the managing partner and, more recently, with Waterstone Human Capital. Prior to this, Dyer Mann was Senior Vice-President with Corporate Communications Limited and Vice President Finance and Administration for ten years at Mount Saint Vincent University.
"Lois brings much more than many years of exemplary senior-level executive search experience to our firm," said Mark Surrette, President of Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette. "Along with having held VP roles with Corporate Communications Ltd. and Mount Saint Vincent University, among other distinguished roles she brings an unmatched reputation for excellence and is a tremendously active contributor to our community."
"We are delighted such a highly-regarded leader has agreed to join us in serving our clients' needs from executive search to leadership solutions projects," added Surrette.
Dyer Mann is a leader within, and an active contributor to, the community as a whole. She was a founding Director of the 2011 Canada Winter Games Host Society, where she helped create the community Board of Directors and then chaired the Governance and Human Resources Committee. She is currently a Director of Nova Scotia Business Inc., where she chairs the Governance and Human Resources Committee. Mann is a Director of the Chester Arts Centre, and is on the Capital Campaign Committee of Project Twenty 12, the campaign for Mount Saint Vincent University. She is a former Director, Girl Guides of Canada/Guides du Canada; Past Chair, Halifax Chamber of Commerce; former Trustee of the IWK Health Centre Foundation; former Co-Chair Major Gifts and member of the Capital Campaign Committee, QEII Health Centre Foundation; Past Chair and former Director of Trade Centre Limited; Chair, Selection Committee of the first Lieutenant- Governor’s Leadership Forum for Women. She has been an adjudicator of the Ernst and Young Atlantic Canada and National Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, and a Director and Adjudicator of Junior Achievement Nova Scotia and its Business Hall of Fame Awards. She has also had experience adjudicating disputes for Canada’s Human Rights Commission. In recognition of her outstanding contributions to our country, Mann received Canada’s 125th Anniversary Medal in 1992.