Massey Henry strengthens its executive search and leadership consulting practices in financial services with two new partners

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Massey Henry, Canada’s leading executive search and financial services consultancy, announces the appointment of two new partners, Melissa Gallo and Alex Bunyan.

Ms. Gallo specializes in executive search services and Mr. Bunyan will co-lead the firm’s executive coaching and assessment practice.

“Melissa and Alex will be amazing additions to our recruiting, coaching and assessment teams,” said Michael Henry, Founder and Managing Partner. “I can think of no better way to mark our first successful year in business than to significantly expand the capabilities and value we bring to our customers as we continue to grow. »

Ms. Gallo brings over 20 years of executive search experience in Canada and the UK to global and specialist research institutions. She has led C-suite and VP-level engagements within Financial Services, with a focus on Capital Markets and FinTech sectors. Prior to the Executive Search, Ms. Gallo held positions at Merrill Lynch and RBC Capital Markets. She holds a BA in Economics from the University of Toronto and an MBA in Finance from London Business School.

“I am delighted to join Massey Henry at a time of growth,” commented Ms. Gallo. “As we continue to expand our services, I look forward to leveraging my financial services experience and network to help our clients build high-performing, diverse executive-level teams.”

Mr. Bunyan also brings over 20 years of leadership experience in a variety of industries, including as head of executive search for Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and as an executive search consultant at a consulting firm. world. In these roles, he interviewed, assessed and advised North American and UK financial services leaders on their careers and talent decisions.

Mr. Bunyan holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Victoria and an MBA from the Ivey Business School. He has supplemented his hands-on executive coaching experience with the Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and Certified Professional Coach (PCC) designations from the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

“I have incredible alignment with Massey Henry’s commitment to helping executives realize their true potential through one-on-one coaching and helping clients assess the unique motivations and tendencies of executive candidates. I’m excited to be part of an organization that brings a forward-thinking, inclusive perspective to these services and reflects the talent consulting needs of today’s evolving financial services landscape. »

About Massey Henry

Massey Henry is a leading Canadian executive and board search firm, delivering faster, smarter solutions to today’s complex executive search challenges. The company combines innovative technology with a streamlined process and deep industry expertise to recruit talented executives into the financial services industry.

Founder and Managing Partner, Michael Henry, has conducted hundreds of successful C-suite and board searches during his search career, with 65% of placed candidates identifying as female and/or BIPOC. Prior to founding Massey Henry, he led the financial services practice at a leading global executive search firm, specializing in the recruitment of senior executives and corporate directors in financial institutions, the management of assets, insurance, financial and risk management, as well as securities and others. regulation.

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