May 18, 2018 – Toronto-headquartered executive recruiting firm Four Corners Group has expanded with the addition of Sup Das as leader of its technology practice.
Mr. Das has 15 years of expertise as an IT professional, helping enterprises to reach their business, organizational, and technical potential through the acquisition of top talent. His philosophy has focused heavily on the cultivation of long-lasting relationships.
“Sup’s true value in the marketplace is grounded in his deep network of top and emerging technology executives, and his commitment to understanding the unique opportunities and constraints of each client,” the search firm said. Mr. Das has been the recipient of several national recruitment awards at his past employer, Randstad (Formerly Sapphire Technologies). Before that, he was talent manager at TEEMA Talent Solutions Group in Toronto.
Founded in 2007, Four Corners Group has conducted hundreds of search assignments in every functional area and industry sector across Canada. Clients range from early-stage start-ups to large Fortune 100 global companies. Kelly Farrell is the founding partner of the firm. With 25 years of executive search experience, she has worked with clients across North America, completing hundreds of senior-level search assignments for some of the world’s most recognized brands.
Four Corners recently experienced a wave of growth. The firm added Christina Darby as a bilingual associate. She comes to the fold from Futurpreneur Canada, a national non-profit organization dedicated to growing the economy through supporting entrepreneurs. Ms. Darby has played a key role in this business, assessing applicants, recruiting mentors, and pairing mentors and applicants together.
Sharon Iadipaolo has also joined the firm as project and marketing coordinator. She supports the Four Corners Group public sector teams as well as managing corporate marketing initiatives. Ms. Iadipaolo brings deep experience in professional services, having worked with a multi-national, publicly traded executive search firm and marketing services experience from the financial services industry. She was previously executive assistant to the president of North America at Korn Ferry.
Lastly, Sarah Shaikh has joined Four Corners as an associate. She is an experienced talent acquisition specialist and has recruited within various industries including the financial sector, telecommunications, radio and technology.
“As we continue to evolve and grow, we are thrilled to announce the addition of four new team members based out of our Toronto office,” Four Corners Group said in a statement. “Their arrival bolsters Four Corners Group’s ability to serve clients in different markets and in both official languages.”
Canada is the world’s 10th largest economy, with a nominal GDP of approximately $1.52 trillion. It is mixed economy, ranking above the U.S. and most western European nations on the Heritage Foundation’s index of economic freedom. Furthermore, the Toronto Stock Exchange is the seventh-largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization, listing over 1,500 companies with a combined market capitalization of over $2 trillion.
Growth in Canada
A number of executive search firms have experienced growth in Canada in recent months. Here’s a look at a few examples from the Hunt Scanlon Media archives:
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.
Pedersen & Partners appointed Keith Labbett as a client partner and the country manager for Canada. He will be based in Toronto. Opened in 2008, the Canadian office of Pedersen & Partners provides talent solutions and senior management placements for the local market. The team largely focuses on the industrial and technology sectors.
Odgers Interim Canada, the executive interim division of Odgers Berndtson, has expanded naming Andrew Dmytryk and Camille Petitti to its Canadian team. With more than a decade of search experience, Mr. Dmytryk joined the firm from a Canadian IT consulting organization called ADGA Group Consultants.
Executive search firm Optimum Talent has named Peter Zukow as president of central Canada and Matt Goff as vice president of client solutions within its leadership assessment and development practice. Over the past 21 years, Mr. Zukow has been a driving force behind Canadian executive search firm Conroy Ross Partners.
ZRG Partners named Jill Schofield to manage the firm’s Western Canada operations from its Calgary, Alberta office. She is recognized as a top executive search professional in Canada, starting her search career in 2001. Ms. Schofield came to ZRG from DHR International, where she served as managing partner for Western Canada. Before that she was CEO of Apogee Executive Search.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor; and Andrew W. Mitchell, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media