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Virginia Murray

Virginia Murray, ICD.D

Vice President

An experienced and respected search professional, Virginia focuses on building senior management teams and has helped recruit executives across a broad spectrum of private industry sectors, as well as the not for profit and public sectors. In her earlier career, she held key management positions in public and private sectors, including the energy industry. Virginia…

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Heather Lawson

Heather Lawson

Vice President

Heather brings extensive experience in business leadership to our executive search practice. She has held senior leadership roles in healthcare, financial services, media and telecommunications firms, as well as serving as President of a major national retail travel chain. Heather brings with her a first-hand understanding of candidate assessment, based on the responsibilities she undertook…

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Nicola Johnson

Nicola Johnson

Search Manager

Nicola began her career in executive search with a boutique recruiting firm before joining us in 2000. She has wide-ranging experience in identifying and attracting talented individuals for clients across a broad range of sectors, including energy, natural resources, technology and telecommunications, professional services, non-profit, financial services and manufacturing. She is a psychology graduate from…

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Acquisition Annoucement

Optimum Talent Announces the Acquisition of Conroy Ross Partners

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It is said that the practice of shaking hands originated in ancient times to show that you wished for a peaceful interaction and held no weapons in your hands.  Whatever the basis, the handshake has become one of few acceptable forms of physical contact between strangers, and leaves a lasting impression. As someone who shakes…

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