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Waterford Global Inc.
Search - done differently

Some things never go out of style.  Attention to detail is like that.  When it comes to recruitment you want your executive search firm to be as focused on fit as your bespoke tailor.

Welcome to Waterford Global Inc., and to search done differently.  Let us create a search strategy that is custom-tailored to your organization and its unique needs.  Let our commitment to quality and fit demonstrate to you that your next new hire can integrate seamlessly into the fabric of your organization. 

We have found our niche by challenging old and traditional recruiting methods while maintaining the very best of what has made ours a respected and valued profession. Through combining this approach with advanced and emerging technologies that are changing the face of our industry, we arrive at a methodology that is uniquely Waterford Global. 

Experience search – done differently.

how can we help you?

Contact us at Waterford Global Inc. or submit a business inquiry online.

Our People
Our Leadership
What it means to be part of the Waterford Global team.

Waterford Global Inc. was built specifically to help clients assemble incredible teams. At all levels of an organization, we seek to find both the best people – and the best in people. We perform these services for clients knowing that great talent, assembled in the right way, and given appropriate opportunities can drastically improve an organization. It is this philosophy that we bring to our own team. Our team members have daily opportunities to make real, measurable impact on service delivery at Waterford Global Inc., and, through that, contribute to the meaningful work done by  our clients.


Our Founding Partners built Waterford Global Inc. to achieve this vision and continue to help build teams that perform at a high level and in a sustainable manner. Waterford Global Inc. was built in response to clients who were looking for this unique capability in their search provider.  Building on this particular search expertise, Waterford Global has continued to grow with this same philosophy.  Over ten years later, our first client is still with us.

  • Karen Swystun

    Founder & CEO

    With more than 25 years of experience in executive search and recruitment, Karen is a trusted advisor...

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  • Fred Loewen

    Founder & COO

    With nearly 20 years of experience in search, Fred Loewen has applied his specialized background...

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Areas of Focus


Waterford Global is dedicated to applying its unique expertise to the goal of alleviating critical physician shortages, both in Canada and abroad.



Our global network of satellite offices provides us with the ability to maintain a keen understanding of agricultural developments and the concerns of top-level talent.


Professional and Financial Services

We’ve assisted in the recruitment and placement of transformational leadership talent from national and international pools, for positions throughout Canada and across the world.


Construction and Infrastructure

Waterford Global operates at a national and international scale to provide partners with access to industry leading engineering, executive, project management, and technical expertise.

Manufacturing & Retail

Waterford Global has assisted partners with the national and international recruitment of mid-to-senior level leadership and technical talent in Engineering, R&D, Product Design & Development, Supply Chain Management (Procurement, Logistics, Materials Management), Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Operations, Human Resources, Finance (including SR&ED expertise), Information Technology, Ecommerce and Digital Retailing.

Natural Resources

The need for specialized engineering, technologist, and related talent often requires the combination of a domestic and off-shore search strategy.


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