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Press Release

Peter Zukow Joins Executive and Professional Search Firm Conroy Ross Partners

Toronto -- September 20, 2016 -- 

Conroy Ross Partners, one of Canada’s largest and most respected retained search and consulting firms, and Optimum Talent Inc., a leading national provider of talent management solutions; are pleased to announce Peter Zukow as Office Managing Partner in the Conroy Ross Partners Toronto office.

Peter brings to the firm over 20 years of executive search experience, and a reputation for recruiting the very best talent in a wide cross section of industries including Consumer Goods, Retail, Industrial/MRO, Pharma/Biotech, Insurance, and Financial Services. He also brings extensive experience volunteering with associations and non-profits like Presidents of Enterprising Organizations, Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL), Kinark Child and Family Services, YMCA, and Big Brothers.

“We are thrilled to have Peter join the team,” said Mike Bacchus, Chief Executive Officer, Conroy Ross Partners. “Peter’s deep industry knowledge, impressive network, and reputation as a great leader are all attributes that we know will bring tremendous value to our clients and the firm as we continue to grow our business in Toronto, and across Canada.”

“In 2014, Conroy Ross Partners merged with Optimum Talent Executive Search to better serve our clients on a national scale, and as a result of the merger a partnership was formed between Conroy Ross Partners and Optimum Talent Inc. That relationship has enabled both businesses to work collaboratively to provide our clients with a truly holistic approach to their talent management needs,” said Ronald Dahms, President, Optimum Talent Inc. “By offering a full suite of services that includes executive and professional search, executive coaching, leadership and talent development, career management, and career transition capabilities, we’re able to view challenges from multiple lenses; thereby, enabling us to more effectively diagnose problems and offer creative solutions to solve them. As an experienced leader Peter understands  the value of an integrated approach to help businesses achieve their targets, which is just another reason why he’s is a great fit for our clients and our team.”

Read more about Peter Zukow joining the firm here.


Founded in 1994, Conroy Ross Partners is a national retained search and consulting firm with offices across Canada. The firm works with leadership teams to help their organizations thrive. Conroy Ross Partners has expertise in both the private and public sectors, and services a diverse group of clients, across a breadth of different industries. Please visit for more information.


Optimum Talent is a leading provider of human resources consulting services with expertise in Career Management, Career Transition, Coaching, Executive Search and Organizational Psychology. The firm’s common objective is to provide its clients with the highest level of integrated talent development solutions. For nearly 40 years, Optimum Talent has worked closely with clients to identify and recruit superb senior level talent. Their reputation and track record of success reflects a commitment to understanding clients’ needs, corporate culture and criteria for success. Please visit for more information.


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