John J. Corso

John J. Corso


John has executed a myriad of recruiting projects in Canada and internationally for mid-to-senior management and C Level executive positions and Board member searches. Clients include a broad cross-section of private companies and public organizations in financial services, manufacturing, natural resources; various levels of governments, health, and education; and, not-for-profit organizations–both charitable and cultural.

As a leading and highly professional executive recruiter, clients recognize the value of John’s ability to understand their business strategy and operations. His breadth of business experience and knowledge are fundamental in bringing executive search projects to successful, timely and cost effective conclusions.

His background and experience includes a variety of roles in sales and marketing with Procter and Gamble; and, in finance, treasury and pension fund management while at Bell Canada.  He is a former Partner of the firm Touche Ross Partners, Management Consultants (now Deloitte) where he served as Partner-in-Charge, Quebec Executive Recruiting and Personnel Service, and later as Partner, National Executive Recruiting Practice.

In the early 1990’s, he was one of the three founding Partners of corso, mizgala + french, Executive Recruiting. Building on the latter’s success and following partner retirements, the firm was renamed to corso, mould + associates, Recruiters of Strategic Human Capital.

Not-for-profit sector clients draw on Mr. Corso’s governance experience gained over many years of active Board involvement as a healthcare and community volunteer. Amongst others, he served as a Board member / Chair of a health care facility for members of clergy and religious communities; on the Board of Providence Center (now Providence Healthcare) a 600+bed Chronic Care, Rehabilitation Hospital and Home for the Aged in Toronto.  He possesses a solid understanding of funding and governance having chaired many Board Committees.

John Corso possesses a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from McGill University in Montreal, and an MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western in London Ontario.  He is fluently bilingual.

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