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 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...

McDermott + Bull Places Dean, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, MacEwan University

McDermott + Bull Places Dean, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, MacEwan University

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dr. David Danto as Dean, Faculty of Health and Community Studies at MacEwan University. In this new role, David will work with faculty, staff, and university members to develop innovative new certificates, diplomas, and degrees...

McDermott + Bull Has Been Engaged to Lead the Search for Fraser Valley Real Estate Board, Senior Director, Operations

McDermott + Bull Has Been Engaged to Lead the Search for Fraser Valley Real Estate Board, Senior Director, Operations

McDermott + Bull has been engaged to lead the search for Fraser Valley Real Estate Board’s Senior Director, Operations. This search will be led by McDermott + Bull Principal Alex Verdecchia and Executive Search Consultant Kate Klarich. Having marked its 100-year...

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