Our collaborative partnership begins with an in-depth consultation to establish the criteria for a successful search. We meet with internal stakeholders to thoroughly understand the scope of operations, the culture of the company, and the core requirements and leadership attributes of the role.
Throughout our candidate identification phase, we integrate scientific research to our candidate screening process through interpersonal behavioural analysis and applied experience.
Through our combined efforts and trusted partnership, we focus on identifying the next generation of talent for our clients.
Following an extensive research process to identify and target qualified candidates, we interview and evaluate each candidate to understand their experience, professional accomplishments, and motivation.
We deliver Progress Reports that track activity and provide valuable market opinion about the client, the opportunity, and compensation trends.
The final phase involves guiding the client and candidates through the interview process, resulting in the selection of the finalist candidate.
Thorough referencing, psychometric testing, and background checks are then completed, followed by the successful negotiation of the compensation package.
After the selection process, we provide additional counsel on onboarding strategy and ongoing consultation with the successful candidate following his or her appointment.
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Eldorado Gold announced the appointment of Jennifer Prospero as the new Director, Sustainability. Ms. Prospero was previously Manager, Sustainability at Sherritt International and served as Sustainability and Reporting Specialist at Baffinland.
SSR Mining, a growing mid-tier precious metals producer, announced the appointment of Mr. Robert Gill as General Manager of the Puna operation in the Puna region of Jujuy Province, Argentina. Mr. Gill’s previous experience…
Ryan Coombes joins Eldorado Gold as the new Deputy General Counsel. Prior to joining Eldorado Gold, Mr. Coombes was Director of Legal, North America for Ausenco and held similar senior legal positions with BHP and Kinross.
Guillermo Alcazar was appointed Director, Infrastructure Projects for First Majestic Silver. Mr. Alcazar was most recently with BC Hydro in construction planning and previously held senior project management positions with Eldorado Gold and Hatch.
Josemaria Resources announced the appointment of Tyler Keeling, CPA as the new Corporate Controller. Mr. Keeling joins the company from Nevsun where he served as Controller.
John Bannerman was appointed the new Chief Financial Officer for TerraLink Horticulture. Mr. Bannerman, a CPA, was previously Chief Financial Officer for Ty-Crop Manufacturing Ltd.
Parker Snyder was appointed the General Manager for Dunkley Lumber’s newly acquired operation in Grande Cache, Alberta. Mr. Snyder was previously Plant Manager for Louisiana-Pacific and held similar roles for Tolko Industries and Georgia-Pacific.
Pinnacle Renewable Energy, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of industrial wood pellets, announced the appointment of Mr. Adnan Khan as Vice President, Strategic Capital. Mr. Khan is a Professional Engineer and holds a Project Management Professional certification. He has extensive experience in process improvement, engineering and controls, project management, business development and stakeholder relations gained from a 30 year career with industry leading multinational businesses.
Millar Western Forest Products Ltd., an integrated forest products company based in Edmonton, Alberta, has appointed Scott Makenzie as the company’s first Vice President, Corporate Development. Mr. MacKenzie was previously the Director, Corporate Development and Strategic Planning for Stuart Olson in Calgary.
Tom Pazdera joins AV Terrace Bay, an operating asset of the global conglomerate Aditya Birla Group, as the President and Unit Head of their Ontario pulp operations. Mr. Pazdera has over 30 years experience in pulp manufacturing having worked for a number of industry leading producers including KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp, MeadWestvaco (now WestRock) and International Paper.
Pinnacle Renewable Energy, a British Columbia based wood pellet and renewable energy producer, announced the appointment of Mr. Russell Higdon as General Manager, Operations. Mr. Higdon previously spent 30 years working in operational and regional management positions in Canada and the United States for C&C Resources and Skretting.
Blair Lockhart, Tom Loski, and Carolann Brewer, Commissioners • British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC)
British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) is the province’s regulatory body overseeing the utilities, pipelines, and ICBC. BCUC welcomes Blair Lockhart, former senior counsel with British Columbia Securities Commission; Tom Loski, a utilities executive with previous leadership experience with BC Hydro and Fortis; and Carolann Brewer, a legal professional with First Nations expertise as Full-Time Commissioners.
Millar Western Forest Products, a privately held diversified wood products producer, welcomes Peter Andrews as Vice President Fibre and Sustainability. Mr. Andrews previously spent 30 years with West Fraser Timber in British Columbia and Alberta where his exposure included woodlands, manufacturing, and regional management.
Ecowaste Industries appointed Christian Dietrich as General Manager to lead the diverse and growing operations of the company. Mr. Dietrich has over 20 years of international leadership experience in waste management…
Waterton Global Resource Management, a private equity firm specializing in the metals and mining sector, welcomes Paul Nielson as Head of Development Portfolio. Mr. Nielson previously served as a Senior Director for the…