McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Wilma Marais as Vice President of Human Resources at Commissionaires. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, and as part of the executive leadership team, Wilma will be accountable for all aspects of the human resources function. She will be a critical business partner across the organization and will play an instrumental role in the continued transformation and professionalization of Commissionaires as it continues to grow and evolve.

Wilma brings over 20 years of experience across a broad range of human resources assignments and change management mandates. She is skilled at understanding the strategic goals, strengths, and challenges of organizations and supporting their overall business strategy through the design and implementation of sophisticated and customized human resource strategies and programs. She is passionate about maintaining a team approach and has a strong record of success in enabling and empowering her team to identify the best solutions for the business, while fostering a culture of high employee engagement.

Commissionaires is Canada’s premier security company, offering a unique combination of integrity, experience, and innovation. For more than 90 years, Commissionaires has protected people and property across Canada in the private and public sectors. The company provides guarding and related security services to its many high-profile, diverse clients, such as ports, airports, courthouses, and state-of-the-art commercial facilities. It also offers enforcement services to RCMP and municipalities throughout the province, as well as identification and training to government, corporate clients, and individuals.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Managing Partner Paul Gibbons, Director of Talent Acquisition + Operations Heather Cameron, and Research Associate Alina Ivanets.