ONTARIO, CANADA, April 9, 2018 – The Verriez Group, an Ontario, Canada based executive search firm, has placed Stephen Holmes as Vice-President, Finance for KGK Science Inc., an industry leading Contract Research Organization accomplished in the design and execution of Phase I-IV clinical trials within the dietary supplement, functional food and natural product industries. Brent T. Verriez led the search.
Mr. Holmes, a Chartered Accountant (Ireland) who has served in various senior financial roles across a number of industries for more than 15 years, as noted for establishing strong management and performance measurement systems with a proven track record. His skillsets and experience will allow him to help KGK continue to grow, with an increased focus on strong reporting, performance measurement and strategic leadership, laying the foundation for future growth.
“We are excited to have Stephen join our team in this important new role to lead growth for our company in areas beyond the scope of financial management,” said Najla Guthrie, President and CEO of KGK Science. “We are confident that Stephen’s extensive career experience and overall knowledge of financial and operational management will help support our executive team and other areas of the business.”
Stephen Holmes added:
“I want to thank the Brent Verriez for helping to ensure I found a good career fit with my current position. In addition to providing support during the interview and negotiation process they demonstrated a high level of professionalism and diligence throughout the placement process. I particularly appreciated the significant effort invested to ensure an appropriate fit for both myself and my current employer.
It’s obvious why The Verriez Group Inc. has had over three decades of success: they create long term relationships by providing exceptional value to both prospective employers and candidates. The emphasis was on ensuring a successful match between candidate and employer – and in my case, I certainly feel like they delivered.”
Verriez is a boutique executive search firm in Toronto and London, Ontario providing human capital services specializing in CFO’s and other Senior Financial Officers since 1985.
Chief Financial Officers continue to be in high demand, and the shortage of great talent shows no sign of slowing down.