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Building Capacity for your Organization of the Future

With pending retirements, succession planning is an imperative for all organizations in Canada. It is also an opportunity for Boards and Executive teams to refresh the organization and bring more diverse and inclusive perspectives into the mix. Yet there is often an “allergic reaction” to the topic of succession planning.  The reaction seems most acute […]

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The Rise of Career Transition Services

Given the accelerated change of pace occurring within companies today, employee exits are more common than ever. Whether due to downsizing, restructuring or retooling of skill sets, the impact of departures is difficult for those who leave and those who remain within the company to carry on. Thoughtful planning, empathy and a desire to treat […]

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Kim West acquires Royer Thompson

Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 15, 2017 – Kim West has acquired the 20-year old management advisory firm Royer Thompson from Mildred Royer 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.

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