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 of a Portfolio Company of Gladius Partners

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dariusz Malinowksi as President at a portfolio company of Gladius Partners. Based in Vancouver, BC, Dariusz will work closely with the company’s Managing Partners and will play a pivotal role in managing the organization’s...

McDermott + Bull Places Chief Executive Officer, Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

McDermott + Bull Places Chief Executive Officer, Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Jeff King as Chief Executive Officer at Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV). Reporting to the board of directors, Jeff will be responsible for providing REBGV with the vision and strategic leadership to achieve the...

McDermott + Bull Places Associate, Gladius Partners

McDermott + Bull Places Associate, Gladius Partners

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Sarah Van Winkle as Associate at Gladius Partners. Based in Vancouver, B.C., Sarah will partner with members of the senior leadership team and will participate in all aspects of the investment process, including deal...

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