President and Chief Operating Officer

Greater Toronto Area, ON, Canada

Does your background include 10-15 years of experience leading organizations to operational excellence? Have you led the successful implementation of processes and KPIs to drive profitability and growth in a multi-divisional technology industry environment? If yes, this may be the role for you!

We’re leading the search for a President and Chief Operating Officer on behalf of our client, a North American leader in acquiring and enhancing software businesses. Reporting to the CEO, the President and Chief Operations Officer (COO) will be an integral member of the senior leadership team, working closely with the business unit leaders in helping to lead the growth of the company and continuously evaluating the short and long-term objectives of the business.

In this role, the President/COO will be accountable for creating process and road maps that lead to growth and profitability within the respective business units. They will lead the team of business unit Presidents and help define and implement metrics to achieve the growth objectives and accountability. They will also assist the CEO in developing and communicating the vision and strategy of the business unit that aligns with the company’s growth objectives.

The ideal candidate will have: a proven track record of growing businesses to meet both revenue growth and profitability goals; experience in post-acquisition integration in a multi divisional organization; a familiarity with multi-site operations and in leading from a distance; significant change management experience; strong general management and business acumen; and experience in coaching and mentoring other leaders.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a hands-on leader with a history of introducing and adding strategic and tactical thinking to operational strategy to help drive the success of a dynamic, rapidly expanding organization.

All responses are sent to Waterstone Human Capital. Please indicate your interest in Project #0298-0003S. Please note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.