Sean McLean brings more than 15 years of search and leadership
TORONTO, May 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Retained executive search firm The Caldwell
Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced a major
enhancement to its recruiting capabilities, particularly in the oil and
gas industry, with the addition of Sean McLean as a Partner in the
firm's Calgary office.
"With more than 15 years of experience in executive search, strategy and
operations, Sean understands the impact that the right executive can
have on a company," said Les Gombik, managing partner, Calgary. "His
reputation for exceptional execution in executive search precedes him."
Mr. McLean has successfully executed more than 200 searches, garnering
praise for his ability to match the right candidate's style, experience
and competencies to the specifications of the role and the client's
Mr. McLean commented: "I have long respected Caldwell Partners for both
its 40-year track record of success and reputation for excellence. I am
honored to be joining the team, and look forward to expanding the
firm's breadth and depth of experience in the Western Canadian
Mr. McLean joins Caldwell Partners from Conroy Ross Partners Ltd, where
he led the Executive Search Practice in Calgary, Edmonton and Regina.
Before joining the executive search industry, he enjoyed a nine-year
career as an award-winning educator, international consultant and
senior executive in the non-profit and professional services sectors.
Mr. McLean holds a master's in educational technology, and earned a
bachelor of science from Saint Francis Xavier University, where he was
an Academic All-Canadian member of the 1993 CIS National Champion
Basketball Team. A third-generation Calgarian, he is active in the
community as an independent school board member, Junior Achievement
volunteer, United Way Leadership Giving participant and former board
member of Calgary Science School, Calgary Learning Centre and
"We continue to make targeted, strategic additions to our partner team
where we can enhance our market presence and competitiveness," said
Elan Pratzer, managing partner, Canada. "Sean's expertise in the oil
and gas industry will further strengthen our industrial products and
services industry team, and his natural leadership ability, energy and
enthusiasm make him a great fit for our impressive team of partners in
Based in the firm's Calgary office, Mr. McLean joins a team in Western
Canada that includes Les Gombik, Drew Railton and Harry Parslow.
About Caldwell Partners
Caldwell Partners is one of North America's premier providers of
executive search and has been for more than 40 years. As one of the
region's most trusted advisors in executive search, the firm has a
sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and
senior executives, and selected functional experts. With offices and
partners across North America, and a strategic presence in London and
Hong Kong, the firm takes pride in delivering an unmatched level of
service and expertise to its clients.
The Caldwell Partners' Common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX: CWL). Please visit our website at www.caldwellpartners.com for further information.
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SOURCE: The Caldwell Partners International Inc.
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