IRVINE, CA (November 14, 2022)McDermott + Bull, the go-to executive search partner to empower change, has expanded its growing presence in Canada with the addition of Principal Colin Dolson. Colin will play an instrumental role in building out the Vancouver-based executive search market on behalf of the firm.

“We are excited to have Colin join our team as a Principal. He has a tremendous track record of helping clients attract the best talent around,” said Paul Gibbons, Managing Partner of McDermott + Bull. “In a candidate market that has become increasingly complex over the past 18 months, Colin’s work ethic, attitude, and client-focused approach will be a differentiator.”

Prior to joining the firm, Colin served as Vice President of Executive Search at a global consulting firm, where he collaborated with many notable companies to recruit, develop, engage, retain, and transition talent. With nearly a decade of experience in the recruitment industry, Colin has a strong track record of success partnering with organizations to deliver game-changing, diverse talent in a multitude of industries, including nonprofits, professional services, crown corporations, tourism, and mining. 

“I’m thrilled to have joined the executive search practice at McDermott + Bull,” said Colin. “The firm’s professionalism, dedication to clients, and authentic staff are inspiring and I’m delighted to be part of the team. In an ultra-competitive market for executive talent, McDermott + Bull’s proven methodologies to attract and deliver high-performing candidates in shorter time frames is unrivaled.”

Colin partners with his clients to fully incorporate their cultures and unique value propositions while sourcing top talent that meets their growth and development goals. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of British Columbia.

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. We specialize in placing operations, finance and accounting, technology, human resources, and executive-level functions.



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