Yanouk Poirier of Leaders International appointed Global Practice Leader for the Technology, Media & Telecoms (TMT) group

MONTREAL, May 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Yanouk Poirier, Managing Partner of Leaders International, has been appointed Global Practice Leader for Penrhyn International's Technology, Media & Telecoms (TMT) group. Mr. Poirier will lead a team of market analysis and recruitment experts working in 25 countries and five continents to serve national and international clients.

Yanouk Poirier has led the Montreal office of Leaders International since 2014, first as a consultant, then as a vice-president and later as a partner in the firm, to whose growth he has contributed for more than eight years. He has held many positions within Leaders International, particularly in the financial and TMT groups, and is actively involved in FinTech. Yanouk has extensive experience in entrepreneurship, having set up and overseen the growth of several companies. Mr. Poirier has supervised the publication of a few books and sits on the boards of many not-for-profit organizations.

"I accept this appointment as Global Practice Leader for the TMT group within the Penrhyn International network with a sense of pride and determination. It's both a great challenge and a unique opportunity for me to lead an international team specialized in the recruitment of senior executives in industries that are booming and under profound transformation in Quebec, Canada and around the world," says Yanouk Poirier. "My professional experience and interest in the technology, media and telecommunications industries, as well as in the financial services industry, lies in the fact that, to reinvent themselves, these industries must tackle big challenges in the coming years, in particular due to the impact of new technologies and the new expectations of customers."

"Yanouk is a key member of our Leaders International team, and we are delighted with his appointment. He's proven over the last several years that he has the expertise and leadership to lead this group within the international network and ensure its growth," says Richard Joly, President of Leaders International. "When he signed on with us, Yanouk embraced our vision regarding the implementation of technology to provide businesses with a modern, more comprehensive process that integrates business intelligence to every recruitment initiative, most notably through the Leaders Report®. All our clients in Quebec, Canada and internationally will benefit even more from Yanouk's skills as well as those of our Leaders International team," says Mr. Joly.

About Leaders International

Leaders International specializes in the recruitment of senior executives and board members. The firm is innovative and forges new industry paradigms by leveraging business intelligence to meet its clients' most complex needs by providing them with the tools and information they need to make the best decisions and choose the best candidates, based on their corporate culture and values. As the developer of the Leaders Report®, Leaders International draws on a rigorous recruitment methodology based on the identification, selection and integration of candidates. Leaders International has offices in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Winnipeg, and is an active member of the Penrhyn network, that bring together recruitment firms from more than 40 major economic centers around the world.

Visit www.leadersinternational.com.

About Penrhyn International

Penrhyn International is a leading international network of retained executive search firms, providing our clients with tailored solutions to identify and recruit premier executive talent to drive their ongoing business success. Founded in 1979, we continue to provide future facing solutions, exceptional market insight and performance driven results to our clients.

With representation in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay and USA, Penrhyn is able to utilise its collective expertise, industry intelligence and resources to provide consistent high quality global search execution and talent management services.

Visit www.penrhyn.com.


SOURCE Leaders International

For further information: Charlotte Blanche, W : 514 840-1235 poste 7772, C : 514 914-0593, c.blanche@acjcommunication.com; Daniel Granger, W : 514 840-7990, C : 514 232-1556, daniel.granger@acjcommunication.com


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