The world of executive talent has fundamentally changed. Top talent wants to be inspired. The best candidates are more demanding because they can be. Even the most successful companies have to compete for outstanding leaders. Traditional executive search is no longer the answer.
Established in 1979, Bedford is the Toronto partner to Transearch, a worldwide privately held executive search firm. We are the partner of choice when you have to get it right.
Specialties: We are aware of the industry dynamics and realities of finding world-class talent and concentrate our search efforts at the C-Suite and Vice President levels.
We focus our efforts in the following industry sectors: Consumer Products & Retail; Financial Services; Legal Services; Industrial & Supply Chain; Life Sciences; Not-For-Profit; Private Equity & Venture Capital; Real Estate; Resources, Energy & Infrastructure; Technology, Media and Telecom
Since Bedford’s inception, we are committed to connecting organizations to the leaders they need. In today’s disruptive business world — with ever-changing technology and an increasingly competitive market for talent — the demand for new strategies to attract and retain effective leaders is stronger than ever.
We are proud of our history and the solutions we have created to help our clients run better businesses. Since 1979, it has been our privilege to foster paths to success for our clients’ organizations and the leaders we have integrated within them.
We look forward to working with you.
The core of all business and professional service providers is the knowledge, skills, tech savvy and competencies of their human resources. From law offices to accounting firms, the industry has grown in complexity and increasingly faces the organizational issues once reserved for large multinational corporations. To ensure these professionals are at the top of their game, they need the right leaders to guide them with a strategic vision.
Bedford Group understands the need for organizational strength and stability, and has applied our experience to fulfilling hundreds of assignments in the sector. With unrivaled practical experience and a deep understanding of the global business and professional services industry, the Bedford Group follows a robust process that delves into not only the talent and leadership capabilities of candidates, but explores if they are the right cultural fit for the firm. Our leadership assessment tools are unparalleled and the result is one of the best rates of recruiting and retaining excellent leaders.
Stephen Diotte has joined the Bedford Consulting Group as its newest partner. He will lead the design of talent management systems for clients, based out of Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Diotte is a national expert in compensation, organization effectiveness, human resources optimization, change leadership and labor relations. Most recently, he was with Odgers Berndtson where he was
The Bedford Consulting Group has expanded with the addition of David MacPherson as the firm’s newest partner. He will lead Bedford’s global power and industrial practice from the firm’s Ontario offices. Mr. MacPherson has over 20 years of senior executive search experience, focused on identifying and placing outstanding leaders for his clients in energy and technology.
The Bedford Consulting Group has expanded with the addition of John Marshall as partner, covering Western Canada. Based in the firm’s new Vancouver office, he will lead executive search and talent advisory services for clients of all industries in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Mr. Marshall has over 20 years of experience as a
Toronto, ON / Gräfenberg, Germany, July 20, 2018 – The Bedford Consulting Group is pleased to announce the completion of a key executive search with RAMPF Composite Solutions – a division of the RAMPF Group. Bedford’s North American Manufacturing practice – co-led by Darren Raycroft – successfully completed the search for the new Chief Executive Officer for RAMPF Composite Solutions. Larry Fitzgerald will assume the position
TORONTO, ON / SOUTHFIELD, MI, June 4, 2018 – The Bedford Consulting Group is pleased to announce that we have completed a key executive search with ABC Group. Our North American Manufacturing practice, co-led by Darren Raycroft, successfully completed the search for the new Vice President, Operations with ABC Group, with Joel Kennedy joining the organization in June 2018. Joel joins
TORONTO, ON/ WAYNE, NJ, April 11, 2018 – The Bedford Consulting Group is pleased to announce that for the second time in less than a year, we have successfully completed an executive search for Getinge Group. Most recently, our North American Life Sciences practice, led by Howard Pezim and Darren Raycroft, successfully completed the search for