Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Higgins Executive Search Expands Its Network With Partnership With Leaders & Co.
WINNIPEG, April 24, 2012 ― Brenda LaRose, Founding Partner of Higgins Executive Search, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Montreal-based Leaders & Co., a Canadian leader in Board and Executive Search. This partnership will provide access to Leaders & Co.’s proven search methodology, innovative processes and human capital planning that will allow Higgins Executive Search to greatly enhance services to their broad client community.
“This is an exciting opportunity for Higgins Executive Search,” said Brenda LaRose, Founding and Managing Partner of the firm. “We have established our firm on a solid basis of high quality, in-depth services to clients, ensuring that they are provided with support and advice throughout the search process. This strategic partnership will allow us to increase our level of service and ensure our clients benefit from the most comprehensive search services currently available in the industry.”
Mr. Richard Joly, the President of Leaders & Co., leads a brilliant career in upper management recruiting. An expert in strategic business management, he has vast expertise in consulting for Boards of Directors and CEOs, and is well versed in the assessment of Board effectiveness and in the search for executive talent. Prior to founding Leaders & Co., Mr. Joly was a senior partner with Korn/Ferry International and he served as Managing Partner at the Montreal office of The Caldwell Partners International, two leading worldwide executive search firms.
“We are very enthusiastic about the possibilities that this strategic partnership will provide to our firm as well as our clients across Canada and beyond,” added Mr. Brock Higgins, Partner in Higgins Executive Search. “The executive search industry is highly competitive and we are now positioned to offer the best and most innovative tools in the industry to our clients.”
About Higgins Executive Search
Over the past 12 years, Higgins Executive Search has placed more Aboriginal and other ethnically diverse professionals at the board, senior management and executive levels – over a broad range of sectors – than any other firm in Canada. Higgins Executive Search recently received national recognition from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and was awarded Gold level status in Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR). This commitment to excellence will be strengthened by Leaders & Co.’s reputation and ability to deliver a distinctive, entrepreneurial and innovative approach in executive search. The partnership with Leaders & Co., with established offices in Montreal, Toronto, and Quebec City, will expand Higgins Executive Search’s network, which is currently based out of offices in Winnipeg and Ottawa. This will allow Higgins Executive Search to enhance the quality and delivery of service that they already provide to clients all across Canada and allows access to Leaders & Co.’s membership of an international network that brings together more than 350 partners in over 50 countries and 90 locations across all five continents.
About Leaders & Co.
Since its founding in 2008, Leaders & Co. has gained the trust of numerous national and international companies, in particular due to its unique and rigorous methodology and the Leaders Report©, which reflects in every respect its willingness to act with full transparency to obtain credible results. The Leaders & Co. team is made up of senior professionals who have acquired in-depth knowledge in major economic fields as well as in the main issues that companies must face when recruiting talent for their boards and executive teams. Backed up by the customized service that has made its reputation, its network of partners and associates allows it to carry out national and international mandates.
Brenda LaRose, Founder and Managing Partner