Calgary, March 26, 2012: Effective immediately, David Aplin Group is pleased to announce its merger with Saskatchewan-based Executive Source Partners, an established leader in the retained executive search business. This merger brings substantial benefits to the national labour market as David Aplin Group expands its portfolio of service offerings to clients, candidates and recruiting professionals throughout Canada.

“Our Company is committed to bringing our full scope of services to Saskatchewan organizations in the same way we have been servicing other provinces for decades. We will deliver locally, by and for the people of Saskatchewan,” says Jeff Aplin, President of David Aplin Group.  “This expansion of services and office locations combined with the exceptional client service reputation of Executive Source Partners enables us to offer a wider range of services to an increasing number of clients locally and across Canada.” 

The labour market in Saskatchewan is one of the hottest markets in Canada driven by strong economic fundamentals and rapid growth. The strength of Western Canada’s labour market has long-term and sustainable potential.  David Aplin Group is a truly national firm providing high quality and customized recruiting solutions to meet the demands of Canada’s expanding marketplace. 

“It’s an exciting time for Executive Source Partners to join David Aplin Group,” says Holly Hetherington, President of Executive Source Partners, who will continue with Aplin as a National Vice President and Regional Leader. “At the start of 2012, we were a strong Saskatchewan-based firm with a small presence in surrounding provinces. Now, with the strength and resources of David Aplin Group, our Saskatchewan team will offer a full suite of services to our clients locally and across Canada.”

David Aplin Group is a year 2011 winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program and is the Canadian leader in talent acquisitions with a network of over 120 employees, 8 offices across Canada, and affiliates worldwide. 

David Aplin Group offers clients recruiting solutions across 4 divisions:
Aplin Professional. Professional Recruiting  
Aplin Office. Temporary & Permanent   
Aplin Executive. Retained Search
Aplin Outsource. HR Solutions

Executive Source Partners is Saskatchewan’s largest retained executive search and leadership consulting firm. A trusted advisor to clients and the “go to” firm for ambitious executives, they have earned the reputation of Saskatchewan’s premiere search firm.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

For more information please contact:

Jeff Aplin
President
DAVID APLIN GROUP
Phone: 403.351.2440
Email: japlin@aplin.com
Web: www.aplin.com

Holly Hetherington
President
EXECUTIVE SOURCE PARTNERS
Phone: 306.359.2544
Email: hhetherington@executivesource.ca
Web: www.executivesource.ca