Odgers Berndtson Appoints Collin MacLeod as Partner & Head of Canadian Healthcare Practice

15 Mar 2021

Odgers Berndtson Appoints Collin MacLeod as Partner & Head of Canadian Healthcare Practice

Sector expert and executive search professional, Collin MacLeod, to lead the next stage of growth for the firm’s Healthcare Practice.

Odgers Berndtson is pleased to announce that Collin MacLeod has joined the firm as Partner and Head of the Canadian Healthcare Practice. A trusted advisor and seasoned executive search professional, Mr. MacLeod brings 15 years of expertise conducting senior-level searches within the broader public sector, with a deep specialization in healthcare.

Formerly a Partner at LHH Knightsbridge, Mr. MacLeod was responsible for helping to build the firm’s Public Sector Practice, while playing a lead role in recruiting top talent to clinical operations and leadership mandates in the healthcare sector. He also worked closely with clients to provide critical leadership services, including assessment, coaching and onboarding support. Prior to LHH, Mr. MacLeod worked as a search professional at two other recruitment firms where he focused on healthcare and education.

Carl Lovas, Chairman and CEO of Odgers Berndtson in Canada, shared, "At a time when the healthcare sector is under tremendous stress and growing in complexity, Collin's extensive experience in both clinical operations and executive roles makes him the perfect leader for our growing practice. He has extensive insight into the unique challenges that many of our healthcare institutions are facing and a deep understanding of the leadership qualities needed to help transform these organizations for the future.”

Mr. MacLeod's passion for the impact that good leadership can have on healthcare organizations runs deep. "Growing up with a father in hospital administration showed me the transformative power of having the right people at the top,” said Mr. MacLeod. “This has really inspired my search career in healthcare. I am thrilled to be joining a firm with such a respected national and global brand, and a very deep track record in the healthcare sector. I look forward to partnering with my new healthcare colleagues, as well as the firm’s C-suite and Board experts, to bring clients the best team to meet their specific talent and leadership needs.”

Mr. MacLeod holds an Honours Political Science Degree from the University of Western Ontario and is a former President of the University’s Alumni Associations’ Toronto Chapter.