We approach executive search as if your future depends on it - because it does.
Our executive search professionals have deep experience in conducting executive searches in all key industries and functions.
Our approach utilizes the best of the proven methodologies (highly consultative and research intensive), augmented by the optimization of social media and data tools, to enable success.
What differentiates us:
Amrop Knightsbridge, a global leader in executive search with over 300 consultants operating through 85 offices in 57 countries. In Canada, Amrop Knightsbridge works with clients across all industries and functions to identify "leaders for what's next".
Marc Deschatelets has over thirty years of senior management and executive recruitment experience. Early on in his career, he has applied his leadership in several senior management positions with large firms. As Vice President of major Canadian communications companies (Bell Canada, Bell Canada International, Telesystem, Cogeco Cable), he guided various business unit to above-average growth by developing high-performance multidisciplinary teams.
Since 2004, Marc has dedicated his career in executive search. Over the years, he recruited hundreds of managers and senior executives for a variety of positions for private companies as well as for the public sectors. He has shown flair in fulfilling various mandates to recruit and select high-level leaders in a range of industries, such as Government agencies, Education, arts media and culture, retail and distribution fields, transportation, consumer goods, communications and technology. Marc also built the executive search practice of one of Canada’s largest Human Capital management consulting firm
Glenda Goodman is Manager, Operations - Recruitment Practices with Amrop Knightsbridge and has been in the executive search business since 1996. She is a dedicated customer-focused Manager with extensive experience in delivering high calibre services within a fast-paced and highly confidential professional services environment.
Glenda has overseen all aspects of the management, administration and operations of the three Recruitment Practices. This has included everything from managing the daily operations of the Practices, staff management, research, client relations, producing annual budgets and regular financial reporting, and the management of a variety of special projects.
Kim Johnson is an Application Database Manager for Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge, and she has been in the Executive Search business since 1997. She has been using Encore, a database designed specifically for recruiting, since 2002. Kim has supported the Search Practices at Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge since 2007.
In 2014, Kim took on a dual role, and began reporting to the Information Technology department, in addition to her responsibilities with Recruitment.
Melanie Knowles is a Senior Consultant at Amrop Knightsbridge in Toronto.
Before landing in Executive Search, Melanie worked at TD Securities in the HR Department.
Melanie is a generalist in the field working on a variety of senior level searches across all major industries including energy & utilities, technology, consumer products, financial services and retail. She also works across many functional areas including but not limited to sales and marketing, finance, information technology, operations and general management.
Tom Lee is a Researcher for Amrop Knightsbridge Executive Search and has had progressive academic, business, and executive search experience. He conducts research assignments in the academic, healthcare, energy/utilities, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, government, NFP, pharmaceutical, and professional services industries.
Prior to joining Amrop Knightsbridge, Tom has worked in retail management, consulting, and academia. He is a published author, having written case studies and articles in business.
Ambar Maqsood recently joined LHH Knightsbridge and brings with her 10 years of experience providing executive-level support, at the CEO and board level in banking, commercial insurance and a not-for-profit environment.
She has a long-standing commitment to the philanthropic sector, having volunteered for numerous charitable organizations and her own leadership role in starting and managing a small not-for-profit in the Greater Toronto Area.
Lindsay Millard is a Senior Consultant with Amrop Knightsbridge Executive Search and has over 10 years of executive search experience. Lindsay has provided professional execution services to top-tier, retained, executive search firms across a variety of industries and functional roles including CPG, retail, industrial, professional and financial services, IT, telecommunications and not-for-profit sectors.
Prior to joining Amrop Knightsbridge, Lindsay was a member of the largest, privately-held, global executive search firm as a member of the North American Consumer team. She brings a solid track record and disciplined approach to conducting research and executing projects at the senior executive level.
Michelle Partipilo is a Senior Consultant for Amrop Knightsbridge Executive Search and has over 10 years of executive search experience. Michelle has provided professional execution services to top-tier, retained, executive search firms across a variety of industries and functional roles including professional and financial services, IT, telecommunications, not-for-profit, retail, hospitality, CPG and the manufacturing/industrial sectors.
Prior to joining Amrop Knightsbridge, Michelle developed and operated an independent, executive search practice based in Vancouver for over 5 years. She brings a solid track record and disciplined approach to conducting research and executing projects at the senior executive level.
Prior to working in executive search, Michelle obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Queen’s University and held various, progressive roles with respected Canadian law firms.
Ed Perkovic is Director of Research for Amrop Knightsbridge Executive Search and has over 20 years of progressive research and executive search experience. Ed has conducted senior level assignments in the academic, energy/utilities, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, media, not-for-profit, pharmaceutical and professional services industries.
Prior to joining Amrop Knightsbridge, Ed was Director of Research and Client Services with the Toronto office of a leading international executive search firm.
Chris Sawyer is a Partner with Amrop Knightsbridge who specializes in the Not-for-profit, Public Sector and Healthcare industries. Prior to joining Amrop Knightsbridge, Chris was at Highland Partners, a global executive search firm and successor to TMP Worldwide Executive Search. She began her career at a boutique search firm in London, Ontario, and was also a member of the executive search practice of KPMG.
Throughout her 20-year career in executive search, Chris has developed a very thorough and meticulous approach to search management. She has conducted numerous search mandates across a spectrum of healthcare and not-for-profit organizations
Lizz Surajdeen has been an Executive Assistant for over 23 years and in Administration for 26+ years. She has worked in the IT, Advertising, Healthcare and Real Estate industries prior to joining LHH Knightsbridge.
She is currently one of three Executive Assistants for the Amrop Knightsbridge Practice and has been in the executive search business since 2011.
Lizz is the Executive Assistant to Grant Robinson and Lisa Knight and has also worked concurrently with the Recruitment Solutions – 3 years and Interim Management Services – 4.5 years.
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