Alex Verdecchia

principal, Executive search

As Principal with McDermott + Bull in the Vancouver office, Alex brings 16 years of experience in executive search. He has a strong track record of success partnering with client organizations to deliver best-in-class talent in a diverse set of industries and functional areas. At McDermott + Bull, Alex’s practice is focused on post-secondary education, NPOs, healthcare, professional colleges and associations, and municipalities.

Early in his career, Alex cut his teeth in a boutique search firm specializing in academic recruitment. Prior to joining McDermott + Bull, Alex served as a Senior Associate for an international search firm where he took on a broader portfolio which included healthcare and life sciences, NPOs, and professional services. He was responsible for the placement of C-Suite and senior leaders originating within Canada and internationally.   

Born in Southern Ontario, Alex studied music at Humber College in Toronto. After moving to the West Coast, Alex completed a BA in Liberal and Business Studies at Simon Fraser University.

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McDermott + Bull Places Associate Vice President, Academic, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

McDermott + Bull Places Associate Vice President, Academic, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dr. Janet Welch as Associate Vice President, Academic at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). In her new role, Janet will build on SAIT's commitment to ensure programs continue to be of high quality, meet the...

McDermott + Bull Places Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Victoria

McDermott + Bull Places Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Victoria

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dr. Vanessa Andreotti as Dean, Faculty of Education at University of Victoria (UVic). In her new role, Dr. Andreotti will champion and facilitate the goals and actions of reconciliation, promote Indigenous resurgence through...

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