She has a strong network within this vertically integrated sector across Canada and has hands-on and management experience, enabling her to source and screen talent very effectively. Her experience gives her insight into numerous manufacturing and engineering industries including:

  • Automotive
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Aerospace
  • Plastics
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Medical Devices

Her search process involves conducting an exhaustive search of the market, thoroughly evaluating candidates, and introducing exceptional talent, enabling our clients to secure the most valuable individuals for their leadership and operating teams.

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Recent placements include:

  • CFO for an Ontario and Quebec based automotive manufacturing company
  • CEO for a US based, Private Equity owned, Die Casting company
  • CEO for an Ontario based company in the medical devices industry
  • Interim CEO and CFO for a Quebec based company in the gaming industry
  • CFO for a Windsor, Ontario based manufacturing company
  • Vice President of Sales for an Ontario based transportation company

Of interest...

Laura has 15 years’ experience in manufacturing with a number of roles in engineering, production, and quality, and more recently having transitioned into Executive Search supporting the manufacturing industry.

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Education & qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Ryerson University (2002)
  • Certified Six Sigma Greenbelt Training
  • Lean Manufacturing Workshop
  • Fundamental Statistical Process Control
  • QS9000 Lead Auditor Training
  • TS16949/ ISO14001 Internal Auditor Training
  • Advanced Quality Planning Training
  • Advanced Supervision & BEST (Building Excellence in Supervision Training)
  • Industrial Spill Response Level 1 & 2
  • Canadian HS&E Legislation Review
  • Finance for Non-Financial Managers
  • Due Diligence for Supervisors (Bill C-45)