Jack Penaligon to Head Health Care Practice at LHH Knightsbridge

Mr. Penaligon brings deep expertise in Health Care, Not for Profit, Public and Broader Public sector search

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TORONTO, March 12, 2021 - Jack Penaligon has been named Partner and Practice Lead for LHH Knightsbridge’s growing Health Care practice. An LHH Knightsbridge veteran of 15 years, Jack focuses on executive-level searches in health care and the broader public sectors. 

As a senior search executive with a proven track record, Jack has successfully developed governance frameworks and leadership teams for many clients. Well-recognized and respected, he is a dedicated search consultant, who combines a sense of urgency and creative solutions to address recruitment challenges and understands the changing environment affecting Canada’s health care sector. HIs experience spans the full spectrum of the industry, including hospitals, charities and foundations. 

Having served on several Boards, including Cystic Fibrosis Canada, CNIB Ontario division and the Dorothy Ley Hospice, and as a consultant on governance, Jack is well-versed in recruiting for Boards. He is passionate about recruiting transformative leaders as organizations move toward post-COVID-19 recovery and growth.

“Health care is a rapidly changing and expanding industry that requires specialized knowledge to service its crucial staffing needs – especially now. Jack was instrumental in helping us build this expertise and will now take on a bigger role as the face of the practice. We are extremely fortunate to be able to rely on his extensive experience to support our ongoing work in this area,” said Robert Hosking, Senior Vice President, Managing Director – Search Practice.

Jack will be joining the focused Health Care team, including members of the firm’s Executive Search, Recruitment Solutions, Executive Interim Management and Board Advisory teams, each of whom brings diverse sector expertise and strong consulting and client relationships.

Prior to joining LHH Knightsbridge, Jack was a Search Practice Leader at another large global search firm. Earlier in his career, Jack was a senior health care executive in both the private and not-for-profit sectors, including serving as a Hospital President and CEO.

He has a post graduate degree in health administration and a B.A. (psychology) from the University of Toronto. Jack holds a C.H.E. designation from the Canadian College of Health Leaders.

About LHH Knightsbridge 
LHH Knightsbridge Search professionals are experts in finding, assessing and delivering transformational talent to meet both the permanent and interim leadership needs of clients. We help companies simplify the complexity associated with transforming their leadership and workforce, so they can accelerate results, with less risk. 

Our ability to attract the best leadership candidates to our client mandates is enabled by deep industry knowledge, keen insight into transformational capabilities, proven process and unwavering commitment to understanding the unique needs and goals of both clients and candidates.    

A subsidiary of LHH—the leading global provider of talent and leadership development, career transition and coaching—LHH Knightsbridge delivers expertise in four Search Practice areas: Executive Search & Recruitment, Interim Executive Management, Board of Directors Search, and Recruitment Solutions. Together, we assist organizations in finding new talent, as well as helping their employees navigate change, become better leaders, develop better careers, and transition into new jobs. 

For more information please contact: 

Laura Chambers
Marketing Director 

Emily Ellis 
Account Coordinator 
Kaiser & Partners Inc. 

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