Finding a leader for your organization is difficult enough. That’s why many organizations turn to executive search firms for the right hiring solution. Nevertheless, finding the right firm to partner with can be just as challenging as finding candidates.

So, we created this list of the top executive search firms in Vancouver to make the process a little easier.

Some of these executive recruitment companies utilize a national network of executive recruiters. Others are local to Vancouver and have worked in the industries where they now recruit talent. All of these companies have been recommended to be included on this list.

Here’s our list of top executive search firms in Vancouver:

Y Scouts

Y Scouts is a purpose-based, performance-proven leadership search and development firm focused on transforming how people and organizations connect to work that matters.

Our search process is personalized to a client’s unique needs. First, our team takes time to understand what your business does as well as your mission and vision. Next, we create a personalized search to find a candidate that is qualified and aligns with your company culture.

When you’re ready to hire a new leader, contact Y Scouts. If you are looking for your next leadership role within a purpose-driven, performance-focused organization, please join the Y Scouts Leadership Community.

Phone: 480-498-7222


Davies Park

Davies Park has become one of the most respected executive search firms in Canada. Aside from their Vancouver presence, Davies Park has strong alliances with international partners.

Phone: 604-688-8422


Search West

For over 20 years, SearchWest has been focused on providing specialized industry-leading professional recruitment services for select clients and candidates in Vancouver.

Phone: 604-684-4237


Macdonald Search Group

One of Western Canada’s most trusted executive search firms.

Phone: 604-687-6464


StoneWood Group Inc.

Established in 1981, StoneWood Group excels in finding talented executive level candidates for organizations.

Phone: (416) 963-9000


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Client Testimonial:

“Y Scouts partnered with Year Up to understand our organization and our goals for new leadership. The Y Scouts approach was exceptionally effective, delivering a slate of candidates who embodied the essential values and experience we wanted. Our outcome was a dynamic and experienced leader who truly embodies our mission. As we continue to expand across the country, we consider Y Scouts a go-to partner in future searches.”



Candidate Testimonial:

“The entire process – starting at first contact – was personal, comfortable and engaging. Y Scouts never made me feel like I was part of a transaction; I felt like I was working with a friend and an ally throughout the entire process, who kept my best interests in mind at all times. I felt like my recruiter truly took the time to get to know me, my motivations and what type of opportunity would help me grow and succeed. Y Scouts helped me move into an incredible new role, and I am thankful everyday that Y Scouts helped connect me to an organization and position that align perfectly with my skills and personal passions. I would absolutely recommend working with Y Scouts to any organization with a true commitment to finding the right leaders.”



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