TORONTO, ON (March 28, 2023)McDermott + Bull, the go-to executive search partner to empower change, has expanded its growing presence in Canada with the addition of Tom Gilbert as Partner in the Toronto market. With a focus on the technology and life sciences sectors, Tom will play a pivotal role in delivering executive search services to meet a rising demand in the Toronto region.

“Expanding our footprint and market presence in Toronto represents a critical step forward in the execution of our vision for McDermott + Bull Canada,” said Paul Gibbons, Managing Partner at McDermott + Bull. “Tom’s depth of experience delivering strategic talent solutions to mid- to large- cap businesses across North America will enable McDermott + Bull to reach additional markets in the technology and life sciences sectors furthering our expansion across Canada.”

Previously, Tom led two executive search firms where he delivered game-changing, consultative talent across Canada and the U.S., ultimately placing over 1,500 leaders. With more than 20 years of experience partnering with international organizations to secure executive talent, Tom will leverage his deep expertise and skill set to continue to establish McDermott + Bull as the executive search partner of choice throughout Canada. 

“I’m excited to be joining the team at McDermott + Bull,” said Tom Gilbert, Partner at McDermott + Bull. “Professionalism and culture are at the heart of this firm, and I am happy to be a part of an organized and evolving company that is at the top of its game in the executive search industry. After more than 20 years in the business, I am confident McDermott + Bull has what it takes to lead the way in this sector.”

Tom’s practice will primarily serve the technology and life sciences sectors, with an additional focus on the financial, business services, and telecom industries. His deep understanding of the space and his passion for helping people pursue their dreams while assisting organizations to achieve their goals make him an exceptional search partner. 

About McDermott + Bull

McDermott + Bull Executive Search is leading the way in transforming executive search services worldwide, one relationship at a time. With experienced principals in the United States, Canada, and Europe, McDermott + Bull has become the trusted search advisor for empowering change on behalf of private and public companies, private equity firms, and their operating companies. Known for being thorough and balancing the need for urgency, McDermott + Bull provides personalized solutions to those who value contribution over pedigree. Leveraging deep vertical experience, innovative thinking, and proven time-saving methodologies, the company challenges the norm and thrives in the recruitment of difficult-to-find, culture-critical VP to C-Suite executive talent.

McDermott + Bull Interim Leaders is a unique, personalized, and urgent service that places performance-focused senior-level executives into consultative roles to manage business challenges and opportunities during a time of transformation. The interim leader talent pool consists of senior-level professionals across a diverse functional spectrum who meet the rigorous qualifications to work on time-sensitive engagements. The firm specializes in placing operations, finance and accounting, technology, human resources, and executive-level functions.


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