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Press Release

Optimum Talent is delighted to welcome Jeff Cole

Montréal -- October 30, 2019 -- 

Optimum Talent, Canada’s largest privately-owned integrated talent management firm, is pleased to announce the arrival of Jeff Cole, Vice President, Client Relations and Commercial Development. He will be responsible for collaborating with organizations in designing talent management solutions involving evaluation, leadership development as well as recruitment and career transition and management.

The arrival of Mr. Cole comes at pivotal time as the demand for leading and managing talent in Eastern Canada is at a high. “It is with great pride that we welcome Jeff Cole to the Optimum Talent team. Jeff has an impressive background in terms of leadership, learning and development as well as talent management experience. He is recognized in the market for his insight and sensitivity concerning client business needs. His ability to ascertain business challenges and propose effective, adapted solutions based on organizational needs will be an asset to Optimum Talent and our clients.”, states Marie Pinsonneault, President of Eastern Canada at Optimum Talent. Truly a thought leader, Jeff makes his mark by his dynamic disposition, his positive energy and his innovative spirit.

With over 20 years experience in talent management and development, Jeff Cole has undertaken and overseen projects throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. During his professional career, he discovered a deep passion for organizational development, leadership development as well as business transformation and disruption. More specifically, his primary areas of expertise entail high potential identification and development, succession planning, as well as profound understanding of the integration of next-generation (Millennial) leadership in a multi-generational context.

Jeff completed his undergraduate degree in Business and Psychology at the University of Richmond in Virginia (USA). He completed post-graduate coursework in Leadership at the Université du Québec à Montréal as well. He also holds a certification in executive coaching.

We wish him a very warm welcome to the Optimum Talent team in Montréal!

About Optimum Talent
Strong leadership, engaging managers, high performing teams and engaged employees make up the essential ingredients of a successful organization. Optimum Talent enables organizations to achieve success through people. We collaborate with leading organizations to recruit, develop, engage, retain, and transition talent. The result for our clients is a stronger employer brand, and a team of talent with the capability to achieve their business goals.

With origins dating back over 40 years, Optimum Talent has grown to over 260 colleagues operating in 13 offices from coast to coast. We provide expertise in Executive Search, Leadership Assessment + Development, and Career Transition + Outplacement.


For more information:  
Laurence Cloutier
Coordinator, Marketing + Communications
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