Yacoub Elite Search introduces industry veteran Kim Forgues as a new member of the executive search team and as president of Yacoub Elite HR to offer full suite of human capital consulting services

TORONTO, March 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Yacoub Elite Search (www.yacoubelite.com) —one of Canada's leading boutique executive search firms—is proud to introduce Kim Forgues as a member of the executive search team and as President of Yacoub Elite HR.  

"Ms. Forgues will be an integral member of our executive search division," Yacoub Elite Search Founder and CEO Jocelyn Yacoub said. Ms. Forgues brings decades of senior HR and global business expertise, as well as her own experience at the C-suite level in diverse industries: aerospace, financial institutions, technology, manufacturing and retail.

Ms. Yacoub has partnered with Ms. Forgues for two decades, experiencing first-hand her commitment to maintaining integrity while generating strong business results.  The decision to launch a new HR-focused division is the direct result of her plan to diversify the business and provide the highest level of excellence to organizations, while focusing on the employee experience.  The new human capital practice will provide end-to-end services including, but not limited to: talent management, total rewards and change management integration.

Ms. Forgues commented: "My decision to move from industry to executive search and launch Yacoub Elite HR was made straightforward when taking the firm's stellar reputation into account. This is an organization that stands for trust, integrity and service excellence, all factors that drove me to pursue this intriguing opportunity. I look forward to building on our already successful executive search practice and leading our new Human Capital division, which will allow our clients to leverage our unique ability to recruit and manage their executive talent in addition to providing strategic HR solutions."

Ms. Forgues has an undergraduate degree in Industrial Relations from McGill University, a Master's Degree in Human Resources from the University de Montreal and a Master's certificate in Operations Management from York University.

About Yacoub Elite Search

Headquartered in Toronto, Yacoub Elite Search provides executive recruitment services to some of the world's leading brands.

With a two decade-long presence across Canada and strong international reach, Yacoub helps clients leverage game-changing leadership in their drive to boost innovation, spike sales and promote growth. The firm offers organizations an entirely new way to recruit and manage their executive level talent, focusing both on operational capabilities and requirements, as well as brand and cultural alignment.

For more information, visit www.yacoubelite.com

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For further information: MEDIA: For more information or to book an interview with Jocelyn Yacoub, contact: CHRIS ATCHISON, Shockwave Strategic Communications, PHONE 416-616-8968, E-MAIL chris@shockwavesc.com


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