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Press Release

Optimum Talent Adds Four Star Players To the Team in Montreal

Montreal -- September 24, 2018 -- 

Optimum Talent, Canada’s largest privately-owned human resources and talent management firm, is pleased to welcome Robert Racine, Nathalie Dallaire, Claudia Pascu and Bruno Ouellette to its Montreal office.

“It is with great pride that we have been growing our team on a continuous basis, integrating players whose talent, creativity and high standards of excellence enable us to meet the exciting and complex challenges unique to each client,” stated Marie Pinsonneault, President, Eastern Region. “These additions are an example of our sustained commitment to deliver a highly exclusive integrated approach to talent management.”


Robert Racine becomes Vice President, Team Management. Robert has been in executive search for more than 17 years. His considerable experience in a range of industries including the public sector brings added value and is recognized as such by both clients and candidates. He is known for his strategic vision, his knowledge of change management in the context of mergers, acquisitions and disinvestment and his ability to assess the business challenges facing organizations of all sizes.

Nathalie Dallaire becomes Vice President, Executive Search. With
20 years’ experience in politics and with financial markets, Nathalie has built her success on her ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with professionals from business, cultural, community and university sectors. Known for her rigorous approach and keen analytical thinking, she is passionate about senior executive career development and about developing human potential.

Claudia Pascu is appointed Vice President, Executive Search and Content. Claudia is a member of the Ordre des CRHA and has 12 years’ experience recruiting executives on the national and international scenes. She is known for her unique ability to deliver in-depth analysis and to understand complex challenges. She excels in sectors associated to artificial intelligence, biotechnology, health, retail, entertainment, marketing and technologies, among others.


Bruno Ouellette is appointed Vice President, Executive Coach. Bruno has built a strong reputation as an expert in fields involving the transformation of human potential, resilience, team development and leadership development. He carries out organization development mandates for international firms and develops customized leadership programs. He is able to draw from his strong experience with top athletes and use his understanding of the corporate environment to inspire hundreds of leaders and individuals with a high potential.

We are pleased to welcome them into the Optimum Talent family.


About Optimum Talent

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 and Recruitment Solutions, Leadership Assessment and Development, and Career Transition and Outplacement.

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