Odgers Berndtson Welcomes Back Mary-Katherine Bouchard as Partner

07 Jun 2023

Odgers Berndtson Welcomes Back Mary-Katherine Bouchard as Partner

Montréal, June 7, 2023 – Odgers Berndtson, a global integrated leadership advisory firm with 66 offices in 32 countries, announced the return of Mary-Katherine Bouchard as Partner within the firm’s executive search practice. Mary-Katherine rejoins Odgers Berndtson to help drive forward the firm’s growth strategy and full complement of executive search, interim executive search, and leadership advisory services.

Her return to the firm was welcomed by Carl Lovas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Odgers Berndtson Canada. “We are excited to have Mary-Katherine rejoin our team. Her return highlights the firm’s reputation in the marketplace and is a testament of the inclusive and engaging culture we have at Odgers Berndtson. Mary-Katherine’s personal values and her client-oriented approach, combined with her expertise and professional background, make her a great addition to our expanding team.”

“Mary-Katherine’s decision to return to Odgers Berndtson was based on the firm’s client-centric focus, solid operational processes, genuine commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and exceptional team,” said Brad Beveridge, President of Odgers Berndtson Canada. “She is energized by the investments we’re making to meet the growing demand for integrated leadership advisory solutions and our ability to deliver exceptional client service and candidate care. Her experience and strong client relationships fit extremely well with this focus, and we’re delighted to have her back.”

“There’s a lot of dynamism in the market and Mary-Katherine joining the firm aligns beautifully with our strategy of bringing clients the very best leadership, team, and organizational solutions,” said Philippe Burton, Managing Partner of Odgers Berndtson’s Montréal office. “Mary-Katherine is the perfect complement to our team.”

“I am thrilled to rejoin Odgers Berndtson at this pivotal time and am eager to collaborate anew with the firm’s exceptional talent advisory professionals,” said Mary-Katherine Bouchard, Partner at Odgers Berndtson. I saw the evolution of the Odgers Berndtson brand under the firm’s new regional and national leadership and welcome the opportunity to be affiliated with a firm whose inclusive culture is centred on excellence and fostering broad-based cooperation to meet our client’s multifaceted leadership needs.”

Mary-Katherine earned a Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) from the University of Montréal. She also holds a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.