10:00 - 10:30 a.m. ET
How the pandemic has changed the talent acquisition landscape
Join CMA President and CEO John Wiltshire in conversation with Bruce Powell, Managing Partner/Founder at IQ PARTNERS Inc., as they discuss how to adapt to and survive the seismic shift as hiring practices and emerging trends in executive search and recruitment resulting from the pandemic.
President and CEO
A highly accomplished senior executive with experience in marketing and product strategies, John is currently in the position of President & CEO for the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA). In this role, John provides the overall strategy and execution of the CMA mandate and champions the fundraising and product development of a new Chartered Marketer designation. Prior to this role, John spent over 20 years as a senior executive in the financial industry. His core strengths include product design, branding, promotions and communication. John is renowned for using a combination of diplomacy, tenacious leadership, strong core values and objective decision making to deliver results. His strong leadership and operational expertise as well as his people-first approach has left a significant impact on the companies he has worked for and the people he has worked with.
Bruce co-founded IQ PARTNERS Executive Search & Recruitment firm in 2001 and currently operates as Managing Partner. Bruce is an advocate of ‘smart people’ and humble intelligence. He’s a passionate entrepreneur and derives great satisfaction helping growth companies achieve success. He is an active board member and advisor to several industry associations and companies.
Bruce began his career at Procter & Gamble and progressed into senior management roles in marketing and communications before finding his true calling in executive search. His personal background includes hands-on management experience in sales, marketing and marketing services. He has built management teams for a wide variety of mar/com, media and technology companies, and has also participated in several M&A transactions for service-based companies.