Global retained search network adds Canada-China link
TORONTO, ON, March 28, 2014 – Cornerstone International Group today opened its latest office location in Vancouver, completing a coast-to-coast network for the global retained executive search organization. The Group also operates in Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary.
“This is a great move for Cornerstone in Canada and a reflection of how our global services are offered with strong with regional representation,” commented Jill MacLeod of Toronto, Canada Regional Chair for the network. “More importantly, our clients will be the ultimate beneficiaries of this move.”
With the addition of Vancouver, Cornerstone International Group operates in over 70 locations worldwide. The Group consists of owner-managed firms who offer high quality retained search services as well as leadership development support such as coaching and CEO advisory services.
The latest office brings a unique mandate to the table and will offer targeted services to business owners in China as well as the Canadian west.
“We plan to offer more personal, business owner support services as well as a diverse portfolio of Advisory Services in order to best service our clients.” says Laurie O’Donnell, Managing Director of the new office.
O’Donnell, a native Canadian, is a Vice President of Cornerstone International Group and has worked in China for several years. She is also responsible for the office in Beijing.
The supporting services will include education assistance to offshore parents and the Vancouver office has been appointed as Education Partner with school boards in Vancouver.
Senior consultants in Vancouver are Andrew Wan, Business Director and Julie Lau, who is also contact for the education assistance services.
Cornerstone International Group, is a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), the worldwide authority on retained search which issues a Code of Ethics and Professional Practice Guidelines recognized throughout the industry.