Amy Reid joins Royer Thompson to expand the firm’s recruitment practice

Halifax, Nova Scotia (Tuesday, January 16, 2018) – Amy Reid, BComm, RPR, is joining Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources Consulting as Partner and Vice President Recruitment with responsibility for expanding the firm’s recruitment practice.

“I’m thrilled to join a seasoned team who is committed to providing clients with the highest standard in recruitment practice and depth in talent acquisition,” says Ms. Reid. “This is an exciting time to join the firm and a great opportunity for me to do meaningful work, be part of a great leadership team and build the human capital of companies in the region.”

“Amy is a great fit with Royer Thompson and we’re fortunate she is committing to work with us and our clients,” says Kim West, President. “Recruitments are high stakes for organizations so we want to ensure we are thorough in identifying and cultivating the best talent and setting candidates and organizations up for long-term success.”

Ms. Reid brings over 16 years of recruitment and talent acquisition industry expertise to her new role along with a reputation for working with integrity, honesty and a deep commitment to long lasting client partnerships and candidate relationships. She is a natural relationship builder and strategic thinker who adds depth and insight to search teams and organizations.

Prior to joining Royer Thompson, Amy spent 13 years with a national recruitment organization as Leader of their Atlantic Region, focusing on executive search, professional search and temporary recruitment. She was responsible for building, motivating and developing internal teams as well as directly serving clients and candidates in support of their organizational and career aspirations. Previous to that role, Amy spent two years with a local Nova Scotia based recruitment firm as a consultant focused on professional search. Amy also worked with a national staffing firm in a business development capacity.

As a graduate of Saint Mary’s Sobeys School of Business, Ms. Reid holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, Majoring in Human Resource Management as well as a Certificate in Human Resource Management. She also holds a Registered Professional Recruiter designation from the Institute of Professional Management.

About Royer Thompson

Royer Thompson is a well-established management and human resource consulting firm specializing in enhancing human capital assets in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Royer Thompson has a national network ensuring clients have access to services national and globally. As the Atlantic Canada partner of VF Career Management offering talent management solutions to organizations across Canada with offices in ten major Canadian centers. To learn more visit http://royerthompson.com.

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Contact: Carole Macdonald

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Kim West acquires Royer Thompson

Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 15, 2017 – Kim West (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kim-west-4273b8152/) has acquired the 20-year old management advisory firm Royer Thompson from Mildred Royer (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mildred-royer-bbb88823/) who owned the Firm and served as president for 10 years. It will be business as usual for the Firm’s clients with all current staff and associates remaining with Royer Thompson, including Mildred Royer who will serve as Senior Counsel and trusted advisor to clients.
Royer Thompson specializes in executive and management recruitment, strategic leadership development, governance related services and CEO evaluations, organizational design, strategic planning, succession planning and career consulting.
“Coming together expands our insight and expertise to provide integrated solutions to attract, retain and develop people, the most important asset in influencing a private company or public organization’s success,” said Kim West. “We want to help organizations capture the full value of their people, by creating a shared sense of purpose, recruiting and cultivating leadership, and fostering an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.”
“There has been a fundamental shift in the strategic importance of talent management to create value for owners, employees, and stakeholders whether through M&A, re-organizations, succession or the adoption of disruptive technology and practices,” says Mildred Royer. “From our founding in 1997 to today, we have provided strategic advisory services in times of transformational change.”
Kim West returns to Halifax at the end of 2017 after three years in Toronto, assuming the role of president of Royer Thompson. For the past two years, she has served as partner and chief client officer with NATIONAL Public Relations in Toronto, and participated in the firm’s transformation in Canada’s largest city, with responsibility for the growth and profitability of the corporate, public affairs, marketing, investor relations and health practices.
Royer Thompson is relocating to Purdy’s Landing, Suite 305 on January 1, 2018 from its current location at 6155 North Street, Suite 303.

About Royer Thompson

Royer Thompson is a well-established management and human resource consulting firm specializing in the provision of consulting services to both the private and public sectors. Royer Thompson has a national network ensuring clients have access to services national and globally. As the Atlantic Canada partner of VF Career Management offering talent management solutions to organizations across Canada with offices in ten major Canadian centers. To learn more visit http://royerthompson.com <http://royerthompson.com/>.

Contact:
Carole Macdonald
902-422-2099
cmacdonald@royerthompson.com