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 Associate, Kensington Capital Partners

McDermott + Bull Places Associate, Kensington Capital Partners

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Roland Boram as Associate at Kensington Capital Partners. Based in Vancouver, B.C., Roland will work across the private equity and venture capital portfolio, with responsibilities that include due diligence of new fund and...

McDermott + Bull Places Managing Director, Commercial Division, Primacoustic

McDermott + Bull Places Managing Director, Commercial Division, Primacoustic

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Robert Cooke as Managing Director, Commercial Division at Primacoustic. Based in Port Coquitlam, B.C., Robert will lead the division’s operations and commercial growth to penetrate new markets, further establishing the company...

McDermott + Bull Places Vice President of Investment Banking, Capital West Partners

McDermott + Bull Places Vice President of Investment Banking, Capital West Partners

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Chris Haughn as Vice President of Investment Banking at Capital West Partners. Chris will play a highly prominent, client-facing role and will work closely with the senior partners to flawlessly execute transactions and further...

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