John Hussey serves as partner for Jobplex, Inc., a DHR International company, a global retained executive search firm.
John brings more than 19 years of executive search experience to Jobplex. Jobplex leads the recruiting industry in offering diversified search services for the emerging leader/next generation of executive; thereby complementing DHR International’s senior level executive search practice.
John has successfully managed hundreds of mid to senior level placements for both Fortune 1000 clients and SMB clients across multiple industries. John invests significantly in developing a very clear understanding of the client’s business environment by partnering with both HR and with the ultimate decision maker to determine the levers that will lead to success for both the business and the incoming candidate.
Before joining Jobplex, John was the founder and partner for a Montreal based boutique search firm that has provided recruiting services to a broad range of clientele in the high tech, telecommunication, financial services and industrial sectors.
Prior to working in the search industry, John worked in a number of progressively senior financial positions in the aerospace, precious metals and international trading, financial services and entertainment industries. He started his career as a Chartered Accountant for PriceWaterhouseCoopersin Montreal.
John has also been actively involved as a fundraiser for a number of charities including his alma mater, Bishop’s University and the Cancer Research Society. He is currently a Director and Vice President on the Board of Fraser Hickson Institute which actively promotes literacy at a grass roots level. He was also a founder and director, helping launch and fund the development of the Canadian Aviation Heritage Centre, based in Montreal.
John earned his BBA degree from the Bishop’s University in Lennoxville, Quebec. He obtained his Chartered Accountant professional designation from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, finishing in the first decile in Canada.