ABOUT US

Founded by Jane Griffith, Griffith Group provides exceptional retained executive search services to its valued clients. Focused on senior level recruitment, our team partners with academic, not-for-profit, and broader public organizations across Canada to support them with their executive search needs. Griffith Group is deeply rooted in the values of integrity, professionalism, and empowered innovation. We are committed to supporting, championing, and advancing Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility (EDIA) in all the work we engage in.

Griffith Group is 100% owned by Jane Griffith, who identifies in two equity-seeking categories, and is a certified diverse supplier company, through WBE Canada. WBE Canada certifies Canadian B2B businesses that are at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by women. We are also deeply committed to supporting, championing, and advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion through our membership with the Canadian Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and as signatories of the BlackNorth Initiative, and of the Federal Government’s 50-30 Challenge.

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Focused on senior level recruitment, our team partners with academic, not-for-profit, and broader public organizations across Canada to support them with their executive search needs.

Solutions and Expertise

Griffith Group is 100% owned by Jane Griffith, who identifies in two equity-seeking categories, and is a certified diverse supplier company, through WBE Canada. WBE Canada certifies Canadian B2B businesses that are at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by women. We are also deeply committed to supporting, championing, and advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion through our membership with the Canadian Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and as signatories of the BlackNorth Initiative, and of the Federal Government’s 50-30 Challenge.

Solutions
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Recruitment Research
Industries
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Associations
  • Clinical Research
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Communications
  • Consulting
  • Cultural Arts
  • Education
  • Faith Based
  • Foundations
  • K-12
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Non-Profit
  • Professional Services
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • C-Level
  • C-Suite
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Research & Develop.

News Briefings

Canadian Executive Search Market Shifts to Meet New Demands

Throughout 2023, executive search consultants have Hunt Scanlon Media that the Canadian executive recruiting market experienced shifts in response to the evolving demands of a rapidly changing business environment across the country. Amidst the ongoing transformations in executive recruiting, the Canadian business landscape has become increasingly competitive, requiring a strategic approach to talent acquisition. Recruiters

Griffith Group Tapped by Habitat for Humanity Canada to Lead CEO Search

Toronto-based executive recruitment firm Griffith Group has been selected by Habitat for Humanity Canada to lead in its search for a new president and CEO. Julia Deans announced that she will step down in June. Jane Griffith, managing partner and founder, and Caroline McLean, partner, are spearheading the assignment. Reporting to the national board of directors, the president

The Shifting Landscape for Leadership Skill-Sets

Reskilling has been a simmering hot topic for the past several years, especially as it applies to professional and technical skills. But the past year and a half may go down as the great shake-up for leadership skills, according to executive search consultants. Traditional leader skill-sets (including communication), which could once be mastered, now need

Griffith Group Seeks CEO for Universities Canada

Toronto-based executive recruitment firm Griffith Group has been called in to find the next president and chief executive officer for Universities Canada, a national advocacy organization that represents Canadian universities. Jane Griffith, managing partner and founder, and Sam Walton, partner, are spearheading the assignment. Paul Davidson announced earlier this year that he would be leaving

Press Releases

Griffith Group Executive Search Recognized as an Accredited Rainbow Registered Business

Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) is committed to ensuring businesses demonstrate consistent efforts to provide a welcome and accepting LGBT+ client and internal staff experience.  In collaboration with Tourism HR Canada, the CGLCC offers Rainbow Registered — a national accreditation for LGBT+ friendly businesses and organizations. The Rainbow Registered symbol associated with a business indicates that the organization