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Bill Mcnamee

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Bill McNamee-Lamb brings a wealth of experience to the executive search field gained in more than twenty years as a search consultant, and as a senior human resources executive in domestic and global markets with blue chip companies such as Investors Group, CIBC, Rhone-Poulenc and Sanyo Canada.

Bill views his role as that of a business partner who effectively aligns competitive, leading-edge recruiting strategies with client business plans and objectives. He goes the extra mile to assure that the candidates he recommends represent an ideal fit for each assignment – not only in terms of skills and experience but from an organizational culture perspective as well.

Bill’s visionary, yet practical approach and his deep knowledge of Human Resources, talent acquisition and management have contributed to the successful integration of mergers and acquisitions and to the successful execution of Human Resource systems in start up and high-growth businesses across several industries.

Prior to joining Stoakley-Dudley, Bill served as a Managing Director with one of the longest serving Global Executive Search Firms. Prior to that, Bill worked with a Professional Services firm, Banks & Dean as a Business Development and Senior Consultant. He served clients in Canada, United States and the United Kingdom on leadership assessment & development, retail and call center human capital acquisition and leadership team building for Boards, executive and middle management.

He previously served as Director, Human Resources, Electronic Banking at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) where he developed and implemented Human Resources and recruiting strategies for the development and launch of President’s Choice Financial, Canada’s first retail supermarket bank, and for the development of Winn Dixie Marketplace Bank, the first virtual supermarket bank in the state of Florida. Prior to this role Bill was Vice President Human Resources & Administration for Rhone-Poulenc Canada (Rhodia, Sanofi, Aventis).

A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Bill is a graduate of Ryerson University in Business Administration and Human Resource Management. He has been an active member of the HRPAO, Human Resource Planning Society in New York, The Conference Board of Canada, Human Resources of Western Canada and the Corporate Leadership Council.

Examples of recent positions successfully recruited:

• Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Financial Services Industry
• Chief Financial Officer & Vice President Finance, Financial Services Industry
• General Manager, Global Industrial Tool Industry
• General Manager, Plumbing and HVAC Industry
• Vice President, Sales & Operations, Chemical Industry
• Project Director, Telecommunications Industry
• Planning and Program Director, Telecommunications Industry
• National Sales & Marketing Manager, HVAC
• National Sales & Marketing Manager, Industrial Batteries
• Civil Planning Manager, Telecommunications
• Marketing and Sales Analyst, Consumer Electronics
• Proposal Specialist, Consumer Electronics
• Vice President Finance & CFO, Manufacturing Industry


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"Bill has an excellent reputation with candidates (and the client) to keep them well informed on developments through each step of the search process. Bill has worked for me in the Telco industry and successfully placed a number of senior employees to our firm. He is quite effective in specialized team building events where he helps bridge communication gaps at the Executive level. I regularly recommend Bill to both clients and candidates.”

Top qualities:
Great Results , On Time , High Integrity
Warren Collier, CHRP
Former Associate Director
Human Resources, Bell Mobility