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Press Release

Optimum Talent Announces Acquisition of Vézina Nadeau Labre

June 5, 2018 -- 

Montréal – Optimum Talent, Canada’s largest privately-owned human resources and talent management firm, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Vézina Nadeau Labre (“VNL”), a reputable firm known for high-level professional solutions in organizational development, coaching, and career transition.

For Optimum Talent, provider of national expertise and the broadest range of integrated services in the market, this acquisition solidifies its standing as the forerunner in assessment, leadership development, coaching, team effectiveness, career transition, executive search, and recruitment solutions.

VNL is recognized by business leaders and organizations across Quebec and Canada for its outstanding service and human approach. Its team has worked with clients across all industries and organizational sizes for more than 35 years, using creative and inspiring methods to drive personal and collective transformations to support their success.

“This acquisition is yet another example of our unwavering desire to deliver excellence,” explained Marie Pinsonneault, President, Eastern Region, Optimum Talent. “The fact that VNL’s DNA is so closely aligned with Optimum Talent’s makes this a natural fit, and reaffirms our commitment to deliver our clients the best talent solutions for each stage of the talent cycle.”

Optimum Talent’s Canadian team is comprised of more than 260 colleagues in 13 offices nationwide, from Vancouver to Halifax. Internationally, the firm has a strategic partnership with Career Star Group to deliver coaching, career transition, and change management solutions.

“This acquisition is an opportunity for Optimum Talent to enrich our expertise and offer our clients greater agility in an increasingly complex business world,” added Ronald Dahms, Executive Chair, Optimum Talent. “We’re very excited at the prospect of bolstering our Canadian presence and further contributing to the success of OTI and VNL clients with our complementary services and solutions.”

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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