Placing Inspired talent in executive management, operations, finance and tax roles at leading Canadian organizations, both private and public. Gerd leads the Industrial and Manufacturing, Finance and Board practices for Signium Canada. As a senior executive search consultant, he has successfully managed and executed over 300 executive search assignments in in his career. His typical search mandate will be first and second line management and roles where he finds Inspired talent that FIT and includes CEO, President, General manager, CFO, COO and business line and Operational Heads. Prior to founding Signium Canada, his experience was in the automotive sector where he held senior executive positions at Toyota SA, Nissan SA and DaimlerChrysler SA. His Canadian career includes senior executive positions with PwC Consulting, Korn/Ferry and now Signium Canada. Gerd is a graduate of the Institute of Marketing in South Africa and earned a MBA from the Edinburgh School of Business, Heriot Watt University.