MONTREAL, October 24, 2017 – Dergel Executive Search, a retained executive search and consultancy firm serving companies across the United States and Canada, is pleased to welcome John Gradek, B.Sc, B.Eng, MBA as Principal. Gradek is a seasoned strategic and creative thinker with experience in a multitude of industries, including transportation and logistics, information technology, leading-edge enterprise-wide system design and development.
Prior to joining Dergel Executive Search, Gradek held senior management roles in the transportation and logistics industries at Air Canada as well as Canadian Pacific Railway, where he was responsible for capacity planning and locomotive fleet management. Most recently, from 2008-2017, John was Director at the Stanton Chase, where his executive search practice concentrated on senior and C-Suite management positions for the technology, industrial, transportation and logistics organizations.
Samuel Dergel, Founder & Principal of Dergel Executive Search commented: “John’s executive search assignments have focused on leadership roles in engineering and operations organizations including assignments for roles such as CxO, functional VP, consulting VP, Engineering and R&D VP, Supply Chain and Logistics leadership, Strategic Management leadership among others. John has earned the respect of his clients and has made a name for himself in the Transportation and Logistics world, in addition to delivering quality executive level hires throughout the C-Suite. We are very proud that John has decided to join us as we build our practice to make a significant difference to our clients and candidates.”
“In associating myself with Dergel Executive Search, I am pleased to align my executive search services with such a progressive and forward-looking firm that will allow me to continue my association with the technology and transportation communities across North America”, John Gradek stated. “Working with Samuel Dergel and his team, I believe the services we offer our growing client base will reflect our core values of respecting our clients’ strategic leadership needs and our drive to deliver an efficient and effective executive recruitment process.”
John is a Faculty Lecturer at McGill University for both undergraduate and graduate courses in Operations Management, Supply Chain, Strategic Management and Aviation Management. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Design from Loyola College (Université de Montréal), a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Carleton University, and an MBA from the Ivey Business School. John is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and various industry groups and professional associations.
About Dergel Executive Search
Dergel Executive Search is a retained executive search firm working with companies across the United States and Canada to help companies hire the executive leadership talent they need to succeed. Dergel Executive Search connects regularly with thousands of executives across industries with its CEO Moves, COO Moves, CFO Moves, CFO Moves Canada, CHRO Moves and CIO Moves blogs, and our principals are in regular touch with hundreds of leading executives as we follow their continued success. These efforts allow us to have our finger on the leadership pulse of executives across North America and service our clients with an understanding of the issues and current day challenges they face as the business world continues to evolve.
A recent example of this very leadership can be viewed in John Gradek’s recent TV interview concerning the Airbus and Bombardier Aerospace new business partnership for the C Series Aircraft.
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