It's All About Leadership

Aplin Executive Search consultants find senior management and executives who best fit your current business strategies and share your vision for the future – whether they are located across town or across the globe. We consider each executive search engagement unique. Beyond search, we offer services to assess your organizational culture and integrate your new leader while advising your executive leadership and/or board.

Our success is built on complete confidentiality, comprehensive service, and a deep commitment to client relationships. Search is what we do: we know the business and we take the time to know your business. Once you have experienced the advantage of Aplin Executive Search, you’ll never look anywhere else for your search and leadership needs.

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Executive Search Services

Executive Search Services

Leadership Assessments

Leadership Assessments

National Team

National Team

Opportunities

Opportunities

For Employers

Aplin Executive Search is accredited with the Association of Executive Search Consultants, the professional body representing retained executive search consulting firms around the world. We proudly adhere to the Association’s Code of Professional Practice and follow their common outline. Our biggest source of pride is our ability to turn that initial working connection with a first-time client into a long-lasting and professional relationship.

For Executives

We all have career goals. At Aplin Executive Search, we respect what you have accomplished to date and work with you to understand your competencies, experience, and drivers to help you achieve your career goals. Most importantly, we endeavour to build trusted, long-term confidential relationships with you by respecting your privacy and treating you as our valued partner. The relationships we build are powerful – often our candidates become our clients too!

Industries

Education

International education is critical to Canada’s success which makes the expansion of global relationships an important skill at the executive level. Aplin Executive Search’s clients in both private and public educational institutions recognize the importance of tying their long-term success to an increasingly interconnected global economy.

Energy & Utilities

Today’s energy and utility companies face intense market pressures and require executives who can manage through volatility.Aplin Executive Search serves the natural resources industries in mining, oil & gas, and forestry as well as public and private utility corporations including power, water, and alternative and renewable energy.

Public Sector & Not-For-Profit

Aplin Executive Search believes that strong public entities and non-profits today are just as businesslike as any other organization and must have a clear vision, a sound governance process, and a strategic decision making system. We are dedicated to partnering with our clients to help them achieve these goals.

Industrial

Strong leadership and communication skills, technical proficiency, and experience with change management are among the desired skills our clients in agriculture, construction and manufacturing share when partnering with Aplin Executive Search for their search and leadership consulting needs.

Financial Services

The financial services industry is under increased regulatory pressures making the need to attract strategic leaders who can manage through change and uncertainty more important than ever. Aplin Executive Search partners with clients across all key markets including asset management, banking, insurance, investment banking, and wealth management.

Healthcare

Healthcare is poised for tremendous growth in the coming years.  Aplin Executive Search offers strategic search, executive succession planning, and board services designed specifically to address healthcare leadership across various sectors including biotechnologies, assisted living facilities, health insurance plans, hospitals and pharmaceuticals.

Technology

Major innovations taking place daily in the technology sector. Aplin Executive Search works with clients in telecom, Internet of Things and more to help them mobilize and stay ahead of their competition.  We understand the need to make solid decisions on critical team members of your team while respecting your need to move quickly.

Education

Energy & Utilities

Public Sector & Not-For-Profit

Industrial

Financial Services

Healthcare

Technology

Leadership Assessments


Through the use of The Attentional Interpersonal Style (TAIS) Inventory, Aplin Executive Search helps our clients and executives perform up to their potential by identifying steps they can take to control their emotions, minimize distractions, and focus their attention on critical performance relevant cues.

Click here to view a partial list of world-wide TAIS clients.

From the blog
Jacqueline Gallagher Graces Cover of BIV Magazine as one of Forty Under 40

Jacqueline Gallagher Graces Cover of BIV Magazine as one of Forty Under 40

Dec 7, 2016

Jacqueline Gallagher, vice-president for British Columbia and Saskatchewan at David Aplin Group, was recently named one of Vancouver’s Forty Under 40 by Business In Vancouver magazine. Read about her journey from Halifax to Vancouver, and what makes her a shining star on page 22. 

President & CEO, Technology Company
"THE PROCESS WAS SIMPLE, THE SCREENING THOROUGH, AND THE ADVICE RECEIVED FROM OUR CONSULTANT ENSURED THE SELECTION OF THE CANDIDATE ALIGNED WELL WITH OUR BUSINESS STRATEGY."

President & CEO, Technology Company

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President and CEO, Retail Company
"I WAS MOST IMPRESSED WITH THE TIE BETWEEN THE QUALITY OF THE CANDIDATES PRESENTED TO ME AND THE GREAT SERVICE ETHIC OF THE PEOPLE I DEALT WITH."

President and CEO, Retail Company

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Western Regional Manager, Manufacturing Firm
"MY RELATIONSHIP WITH APLIN HAS FAR EXCEEDED ANY EXPECTATIONS. I HAVE REFERRED YOUR SERVICES AND LOOK FORWARD TO USING YOUR GREAT TEAM IN THE FUTURE."

Western Regional Manager, Manufacturing Firm

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