Chief Executive Officer – Montreal, QC

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Our client is a global freight forwarder with worldwide offices and operations in all modes of transport.
You will lead the growth of revenues, develop and implement a strategic vision for a dedicated team of approximately 100 employees in multiple offices in Canada.


  • Double the growth in Canada in 5 years
  • Achieve 20% profit growth year over year
  • Further expand the operations in ON, Central Canada and the West Coast
  • Grow both organically and through acquisition
  • Open Vancouver office, a key objective delayed due to the pandemic
  • Research the acquisition of an existing freight forwarder on the West Coast

Current operations in Canada:

  • Management team is seasoned, very well-rounded and professional
  • Ocean imports is a very good market with high growth potential
  • Ocean freight would account for 40% of total business, presently
  • Asian markets and Transatlantic tradelanes are the prime focus

Leadership profile:

  • Sales & Marketing driven, focused on revenue development and KPIs
  • Excellent financial acumen; comfortable with numbers
  • Visionary leader with an entrepreneurial spirit; builder and developer
  • Strong market awareness, able to take intelligent risks and assess the potential profitability of business opportunities
  • An indomnitable attitude, wants to conquer the market and make an enterprise flourish
  • Excellent interpersonal relations; inspiring, tactful, collaborative and diplomatic
  • Forward-thinking and confident with a can-do attitude
  • Strong negotiation and customer cultivation skills, pivoting quickly to master new challenges


  • 7-10 years + of Canada-based international freight forwarding management
  • Extensive experience in international ocean and air freight
  • Strong leadership skills; inspiring and highly self-motivated
  • Excellent industry reputation – well respected by carriers and  customers
  • Excellent financial management skills
  • Possesses vision, passion, drive, and the desire to exceed expectations


  • Negotiable salary well into six-figures
  • Bonus based on company profitability
  • Full package of health/dental/medical benefits

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