November 9, 2018 – FPL Associates , a global professional services firm specializing in providing executive search, as well as leadership, compensation and management consulting solutions, has elected Jeffrey Hauswirth as its vice chairman based in its Toronto office.
“As vice chairman, Jeff will serve in a number of key leadership roles for the firm,” said William J. Ferguson, chairman and CEO of Ferguson Partners. “First, he will be responsible for building the firm’s Canadian platform and, more broadly, its global footprint. He will also serve as a strategic leader, partnering with our management team globally to help refine and implement the strategy for FPL’s overall business and launch unique service offerings that will differentiate our firm in the marketplace.”
Prior to joining Ferguson Partners, Mr. Hauswirth spent 25 years at Spencer Stuart. Most recently, he was a partner in Spencer Stuart’s Toronto office with responsibilities for the real estate and CEO & board practices. He also served on the firm’s board of directors twice. In his career, Mr. Hauswirth has also played a role in building international platforms in Canada and the Asia Pacific region.
A thought leader with 20 years in executive search, Mr. Hauswirth has a demonstrated ability to consistently meet the increased demand for global organizations to recruit the highest level of C-suite and senior executive talent. A sampling of is Canadian CEO assignments includes: Celestica, Quadreal, TELUS Corporation, Bruce Mau Design, Oxford Properties, Certicom, Cinram International, Gennum Corp., Jetform/Accelio, Leitch Technology Corporation, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Nelson Education, GTAA, Oracle Canada, Psionteklogix, Silanis Technology, Sierra Wireless, CT, Purolator, SMART Technologies, Ornge and Tim Hortons
Mr. Hauswirth sits on the boards of Second Harvest, a Toronto-based food rescue and redistribution charitable organization, and Upopolis, a private social utility that connects young hospital patients to their family, friends and school network to alleviate stress and isolation while in medical care.
Comprised of two businesses that work together, FPL offers solutions and services across the entire business life cycle:
Ferguson Partners conducts hundreds of searches globally each year for C-suite executives and other senior business leaders, as well as board of director positions. The firm also offers a full range of leadership services including CEO and senior executive succession planning, leadership assessment and coaching, and team effectiveness.
FPL Associates delivers a wide array of compensation consulting services to private and public real estate companies, performing more than 200 projects each year. The company also provides organizational, financial, and strategic consulting, bringing a wealth of industry and category-specific expertise to a broad range of projects.
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