About Us

Vlaad and Company is a financial service specialized executive search firm.

With proven practical experience in both the financial service industry and in recruitment, we provide our clients with extensive Financial Services market knowledge and efficient execution.

We deliver insights on dynamic movements within Canadian Financial Services via our weekly email Bill’s Buzz. Vlaad and Company has also created innovative education and information tools with industry thought leadership through our podcast, The CLiP, and our industry changing outplacement program, Executive Career Academy. In addition, building long lasting relationships with both clients and candidates allows us to create a unique referral process.

At Vlaad and Company, we work with a diverse range of clients across Investment and Corporate Banking and Capital Markets, Private Equity and Alternative Assets, Restructuring and M&A, Research, Sales and Trading, Project and Structured Finance, Asset/Wealth Management, Corporate Development, Compliance, and Risk Management. And most recently, from a new foundation, Vlaad and Company has launched the lean and efficient BASE Team™, offering cost effective recruitment of Office Support, Human Resources, and Back Office Support.

Solutions And Expertise

  • Advisory Services
  • Career Services
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Asset Management
  • Commercial Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Global Markets
  • Hedge Funds
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Private Equity
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Trade Finance
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
  • CEO/President
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management

News Briefings

With Hiring in Full Swing, Job Seekers Remain in Control

Low unemployment and high demand for talent is feeding a recruiting environment where job seekers and new employees are more and more in control. CareerBuilder and SilkRoad have released the results of a new joint survey identifying job seekers’ and new employees’ expectations for hiring and onboarding. It is eye opening to say the least. Candidates today have higher

Vlaad and Company Expands to U.S. with New York City Office Launch

Toronto-based Vlaad and Company, a financial services executive search firm, has expanded into the U.S. with the opening of a new office in New York City.  The expansion increases the firm’s North American presence and helps both American and Canadian firms find top-tier talent in a very tight marketplace, said the firm New York remains

What to Really Consider When Hiring a Search Firm
Hiring Search Firm

Organizations justifiably take many criteria into account when considering partnering with an executive search firm. But which ones are the most important? A new report by Mitch Oakley, founder and CEO of search firm Charles Aris, lays out the questions to ask when selecting a recruiting firm for your next big assignment. Various studies have underscored

Vlaad and Company Chosen by Canada Infrastructure Bank to Lead Search Efforts

Vlaad and Company, a Toronto-based financial services executive search firm, has been retained to help structure and take part in the hiring of up to 50 employees that are expected to be added to the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) by this summer. The newly created bank is designed to attract private investment in Canadian infrastructure

Press Releases

Canada Infrastructure Bank Chooses Vlaad and Company to Launch Recruitment Efforts

TORONTO, ON, December 11, 2017 – The federal government tabled legislation as part of Budget 2017 to create the Canada Infrastructure Bank (“CIB”).  The legislation sets the CIB’s purpose as attracting private investment in Canadian infrastructure projects that generate revenue and are in the public interest.  Vlaad and Company, a Canadian financial services recruitment firm,

Executive Recruitment Firm Launches Leadership Podcast

TORONTO, ON, August 15, 2017 — This week’s episode of The Canadian Leaders and Influencers Podcast (‘The CLiP’) features an exclusive interview with Canada’s 18th Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney. Mr. Mulroney explores his life – from his proudest moments of NAFTA to the failure of Meech Lake. He shares his vison for