Black Eagle - Executive Search

By: Black Eagle  09-12-2011
Keywords: home improvement, Home Improvement Industry, Black Eagle

Black Eagle Executive Search specializes in the Canadian home improvement industry and President Richard Simms has over 40 years of experience and contacts in the industry. Black Eagle has a successful record in finding exceptionally qualified candidates that match both the position requirements and company culture of corporate clients.

Executive Search Services:

  • Work with client to get to know the organization, its culture and people
  • Gain an understanding of hiring goals and develop relevant search strategy
  • In consultation with client, develop detailed position profile
  • Conduct in-depth research to identify available candidates
  • Recruit, interview and screen candidates to find most suitable in terms of management style and “fit” with the culture of the client’s organization
  • Provide regular feedback and progress reports
  • Make recommendations to client on interviewing strategy for selected candidates
  • Provide detailed interview assessment reports highlighting candidate’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Check references thoroughly
  • Assist in final compensation negotiation and recommendations
  • Post commencement, follow up with candidate and client to insure successful transition to new position.

We found our experience using Richard Simms to fill our top sales position to be a very positive and rewarding experience. Richard took the time to meet with our key managers to ensure the candidates he proposed not only met our requirements but were also a good fit for our corporate culture. Every candidate Richard presented met or exceeded our requirements and we were very pleased at the ultimate outcome. John Seymour
President, Hamilton Beach Proctor-Silex Canada
Markham, Ontario
October 2011
Three words come to mind when I think of Richard Simms and Black Eagle Executive Search – “Professional” “Methodical” and “Proficient”.Richard was selected to do the search when we needed to hire a sales manager for Ontario and did not disappoint. The process and the results exceeded my expectations. It was difficult to make a final choice from the excellent group of final candidates. I would not hesitate to use Black Eagle services in the future.Peter Ulmer
National Field Sales Manager, Task Tools
London, Ontario
October 2011
I want to take this opportunity to thank you for the results achieved on this critical recruitment assignment. From the briefing on the job description, your timely feedback through the advertising recommendation, candidate screening and final short list selection and recommendations on each of the finalist strength and weaknesses, all exceeded our expectations in term of punctually on the committed time lines, the final candidate negotiations and most importantly in the matching up of the finalists to our recruitment criteria of what our ideal candidate should be.Richard, I can honestly say that the entire process was top notch and I congratulate you on a job well done. We could not have hoped for a better outcome. Should the need arise again I would not hesitate in working together again.Marc Turgeon
President, C.E.O., Groupe SEB Canada Inc.
Scarborough, Ontario
June, 2011
Thank you for the great job in helping us fill the National Sales Manager position for Conair Canada. Although the search in scope was narrow we were happy with the candidates presented and ultimately with the person we hired. The summary reports sent to us were thorough and concise. This type of reporting was very important in our decision making process giving us deeper insight into each candidate.Black Eagle Executive Search met all of our expectations and I believe is capable of performing any type of executive search. I would not hesitate to recommend Richard Simms and his company to any person or company looking for a professional recruiting service.Paul Sullivan
General Manager, Conair Canada
Woodbridge, Ontario
January 2011
Black Eagle Consulting provided a complete, full service personnel search that resulted in our company hiring a talented and hard-working individual, who settled perfectly into our culture. Richard Simms the owner of Black Eagle is a wonderful communicator and he gets results. In our case, he listened to our needs, got the process going in a timely manner and delivered seamlessly on all of his promises. Richard is very well connected in the industry and I would recommend his company Black Eagle Consulting to any company requiring a value for money specialized hiring solution.Dave Webb
CEO, Quest Plastics Limited
Mississauga, Ontario
January 2011
Thanks for the GREAT job you did in helping us find our new Director of Sales and Marketing.The process went very smoothly with you handling all of the ads, initial review of the applicants, preliminary interviews and summary presentations. The time you spent and the detail you provided along with your continual updates was more than I was expecting. The final candidates we reviewed were all well suited to the position and I am very happy with the end result.I’m certain that if I was to try to accomplish this using only internal resources, it would have taken substantially more time than it did with your ability to focus on the task at hand.Thanks again for the time and energy you put into this project. We would certainly use your services again in the future.Joe Comitale
President, Loxcreen Canada Ltd.
Mississauga, Ontario
September 2009
My experience with Richard and Black Eagle has been extremely positive. He identified the key elements in my search and was able to clearly identify the right candidates for the position. His expertise allowed me to focus on running my business, having complete trust in the work he was doing and the professional/discreet manner in which it was carried out. In the end I was very pleased with the results of his work for my organization.Mark Gagliardi
President, J.L. Gagliardi & Associates (Sales Agency — Quebec)
Montreal, Quebec
October 2009

Keywords: Black Eagle, home improvement, Home Improvement Industry,

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