A founding Partner of Waterford Global Inc., with 20 years of experience in executive search and recruitment, Fred applies his specialized background in competitive intelligence to the search process and the strategic acquisition of technical, managerial, executive, physician, and board talent, nationally and internationally, in the private and public sectors.
Previously, Fred served as Head of the National Executive Search Research Centre at PwC prior to joining Caldwell Partners. Applying creativity and innovation in the ever-changing search for talent, Fred combines advanced and emerging technologies with proven search and competitive intelligence resources to stay on the cutting edge in the search profession. In so doing, he has garnered attention and recognition by others in the field. Fred’s unique capability has been recognized by the Toronto-based Canadian Institute, a leading Canadian think tank, with invitations to speak at and co-develop the Institute’s biennial Conference on Competitive Intelligence. In addition, he was a founding chapter member of Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), the leading professional association for global competitive intelligence practitioners.
Fred has also been nominated to participate in the Frost & Sullivan Thought Leadership Program on Competitive Intelligence and has been nominated for the Excellence in Research Award presented by the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), the global search industry’s premier professional association.
Currently, Fred serves as a Director on three Boards, including a hospital Board where he also serves as the Chair of its Board Nominations Committee.