Cornerstone International Group Adds New Member Firm in Montreal

Cornerstone International Group has expanded its operations to Montreal by integrating DERGEL Executive Search. Spearheaded by managing partner Samuel Dergel, this strategic move reinforces Cornerstone's unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional executive search and recruitment services to clients across North America and beyond.

Larry Shoemaker, the President of Cornerstone, expressed his enthusiasm for this new addition, acknowledging Samuel's extensive experience in serving clients within a critical market and his invaluable global perspective that will positively impact the entire organization.

With an impressive background spanning over two decades in executive search and talent acquisition, Mr. Dergel brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role as managing partner of Cornerstone Montreal. Simon Wan, CEO of Cornerstone, warmly welcomed Samuel Dergel into their global network, emphasizing his deep understanding of the North American and French Canadian markets and his successful track record in placing high-level executives across various industries. This, in turn, solidifies their confidence in Samuel's significant contribution to Cornerstone.

Expressing his excitement about joining the Cornerstone team and leading operations in Montreal, Mr. Dergel highlighted the increasingly global nature of business and the necessity for executive search firms to deliver results on a worldwide scale. By joining forces with Cornerstone, Samuel and his team are able to cater to their clients' needs anywhere in the world, leveraging the partnership's proven ability to deliver locally on a global scale. Their distinctive approach to executive search and recruitment, coupled with a steadfast commitment to client service, positions them as valuable assets not only in Montreal but also in other markets.

Montreal boasts the second-largest economy among Canadian cities in terms of GDP and holds the top spot in Quebec. In the previous year, Metropolitan Montreal accounted for $118.7 billion of Quebec's $340.7 billion GDP. The city stands as a significant hub for commerce, finance, industry, technology, culture, and global affairs. Additionally, it serves as the headquarters for the Montreal Exchange. Industries thriving in Montreal include aerospace, electronics, pharmaceuticals, printing, software engineering, telecommunications, textiles, apparel manufacturing, tobacco, petrochemicals, and transportation.

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