Global Leader CFO and Financial Executives Practice Group
Global Leader Private Equity Practice Group
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Cathy has over 30 years of executive and leadership search experience and is a Managing Director of the Stanton Chase Toronto office. The primary focus of Cathy’s search practice is senior leadership roles within the Consumer Products, Cannabis, and Industrial sectors; however she has worked with clients across all industries. In 2017, she took on the role of Global Leader of the Stanton Chase CFO Practice.
Cathy has worked extensively with global publicly-traded companies as well as privately-held mid-market and private equity portfolio companies, and is a trusted partner to many long-standing clients. Cathy supports a global practice that includes Board search and functional appointments of CFO, CEO, COO, as well as key leadership positions across all areas of Finance, Operations, Management, Sales and Marketing, HR and Legal. She also applies her extensive finance background working with the Stanton Chase Private Equity Practice and is also very active in the Stanton Chase Diversity Practice.
Prior to her career in executive search, Cathy held financial leadership roles with Loblaw Companies and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She obtained her Chartered Accountant designation with Ernst & Young in Ottawa and graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Bishop’s University. In 2017, she was awarded the distinction of Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA) for her contributions to the accounting profession and community. Cathy is fluently bilingual (English and French) and welcomes the opportunity to work with clients in either language.
Cathy is very active in Toronto business circles as well as with a number of volunteer activities, serving as a Board Member and Advisor to several non-profit organizations. She also sits on the global Board of Directors of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) and is Chair of the AESC Americas Council.
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The Stanton Chase team includes partners, directors, consultants, researchers, and administrators in countries around the globe. Our service model in retained executive search, assessment, and recruitment remain unparalleled in the industry, as we provide sophisticated, in-depth, global coverage with the personal services like that of a boutique firm. We are proud of our widespread executive search groups: our Global Industry Practice Groups feature members with expertise in every major industry while our Functional Practice Groups provide extraordinary competencies in our leadership consultation services.