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 Has Been Engaged to Lead the Search for Vancouver Island University, Vice-President, Administration

McDermott + Bull Has Been Engaged to Lead the Search for Vancouver Island University, Vice-President, Administration

McDermott + Bull has been engaged to lead the search for Vancouver Island University's Vice-President, Administration. This search will be led by McDermott + Bull Principal Alex Verdecchia and Research Associate Alina Ivanets. Vancouver Island University acknowledges...

McDermott + Bull Has Been Engaged to Lead the Search for Vancouver Island University, Vice-President, Administration

McDermott + Bull Has Been Engaged to Lead the Search for Vancouver Island University, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

McDermott + Bull has been engaged to lead the search for Vancouver Island University's Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities. This search will be led by McDermott + Bull Principal Alex Verdecchia and Research Associate Alina Ivanets. Located on beautiful Vancouver...

McDermott + Bull Places Director of Diversity, Equity and Human Rights, Vancouver Island University

McDermott + Bull Places Director of Diversity, Equity and Human Rights, Vancouver Island University

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Monique McKay as Director of Diversity, Equity (DEI) and Human Rights at Vancouver Island University (VIU). In her new role, Monique will provide the direction necessary to foster, cultivate, and promote essential elements of...

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