Farber’s Executive Search Practice Continues to Grow

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We are excited to announce the addition of  Marty O’Doherty and Ivan Ivanovitch to Farber’s rapidly growing Interim Management & Executive Search business.  

Marty joins the search practice as a Partner to lead our Private Equity and Industrial Sector and Ivan as a Senior Consultant, where he will focus on growing our sales, marketing and digital vertical. 

Marty comes to B. Riley Farber with over 20 years of experience—in the UK and across North America—and has developed talent strategies for some of Canada’s leading manufacturing, private equity, CPG, and technology brands. Through his career, he has established a world class client and candidate network, while helping manufacturing, supply chain, and services business leaders find and retain exceptional talent. Prior to joining Farber, Marty spent 10 years at a global search firm, supporting his clients in sourcing board members, C-suite executives, and other senior-level management roles. 

Ivan brings 20 years of experience in B2B sales and marketing and is recognized as a trusted business advisor. He has collaborated with organizations to solve complex business problems with an emphasis on building long-term relationships. He has built exceptional teams at several of Canada’s leading professional services firms—in various functional areas including business development, communications, and marketing. Prior to joining Farber, Ivan established an extensive network in professional services across Canada, primarily with legal and accounting firms.  

“I am delighted to welcome Marty and Ivan to the team and feel confident they will contribute to the continued growth of our practice and our firm” says Charlene Bergman, Partner & Managing Director of the search practice. “Adding two seasoned professionals who will make an impact with our clients and their human capital needs is always an exciting prospect,” she concludes.  

“We’re pleased that we continue to attract top talent to build our Executive Search practice at Farber. The addition of both Marty and Ivan reinforces our commitment to aggressive growth in the mid-market executive search space,” says Ian Brenner, Partner. 

Please join us in welcoming Marty and Ivan to the firm.  

Key Contacts:

Ian Brenner
Senior Managing Director
Charlene Bergman
Managing Director & Partner