Nicholas Protti

principal, executive search

At McDermott + Bull, Nicholas’ practice is focused on working with privately held companies and private equity firms that require key executive and senior management talent in competitive business environments. As Principal at the firm’s Vancouver office, Nicholas brings 20 years of experience in executive search, business development, and sales in the private and public sectors across the North America and Asia-Pacific regions. 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.

Prior to joining the firm, Nicholas was a Managing Consultant with Korn Ferry’s North American Industrial Practice. Earlier in his career, he spent several years in Hong Kong where he served as a Director of Asia’s largest boutique financial services search firm. In this role, he led a variety of senior and executive-level engagements with global financial services firms.

Nicholas holds a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University in Montreal and resides in Vancouver with his wife and son.

Placement Announcements

McDermott + Bull Places President, PNP Pharmaceuticals

McDermott + Bull Places President, PNP Pharmaceuticals

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Sean Rathbone as President of PNP Pharmaceuticals, a portfolio company of Gladius Partners. Based in Burnaby, British Columbia, PNP Pharmaceuticals is a unique contract manufacturer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products....

McDermott + Bull Places Vice President of Finance, Central Builders’ Supply Ltd.

McDermott + Bull Places Vice President of Finance, Central Builders’ Supply Ltd.

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Allison Spears as the Vice President of Finance at Central Builders’ Supply Ltd., a portfolio company of Regimen Equity Partners. Based in Courtenay, British Columbia, the organization has a proud 98-year history and has...

McDermott + Bull Places Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Universal Group

McDermott + Bull Places Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Universal Group

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dave Blaker as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Universal Group. Based in Vancouver, B.C., Dave will provide leadership and guidance to the sales and marketing teams for the Universal Group across Canada. Dave is an...

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