Venor appoints Beverley Evans to CEO

Venor appoints Beverley Evans to CEO

Veteran leader with deep experience across of a range of industries takes the helm at Atlantic Canada-based talent recruitment and consulting firm; company poised for exciting growth.

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA (May 8, 2023) – Venor, the Atlantic Canadian recruiting firm specializing in custom recruitment solutions and executive search, is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Beverley Evans as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. The news comes on the heels of several exciting announcements for the firm as it looks to bolster its foothold in Atlantic Canada and continue building beyond. 

“I had admired Bev’s reputation and prominence in our industry for years before I got to know her personally,” says Craig Coady, Managing Partner at Venor. “I was extremely pleased to learn that both her personal values and entrepreneurial spirit fit so well with our brand. We are thrilled to welcome her to this new role.”

Evans, a Newfoundland and Labrador native and veteran leader with over 35 years’ experience across strategy, finance, operations, business development and human resources, takes her new post after an initial period working as a Managing Partner with the firm. Her new mandate will be to continue to grow Venor’s presence throughout Atlantic Canada, while executing on Venor’s growth strategy over the next 3- 5 years. 

“I’m excited to be part of such a talented team of integrated human resources, recruitment and consulting professionals, and to help take us to our next phase of growth,” said Beverley. “The culture and values of Venor are very much in line with mine, and I knew it was something special and innovative that I wanted to be a part of.”

With over a decade’s worth of successful business results, Venor’s presence in Atlantic Canada continues its rise, including robust practices across strategic recruitment, executive search, interim talent solutions and career transition and outplacement services. Specialized industries include Executive Leadership & Strategy, Information Technology, Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain Logistics, Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, and Not-for-Profit. 

Evans will lead Venor through its next phase of growth, deepening its bench strength in executive recruitment and consulting. She is joined by an experienced leadership team including founders, Ian Sullivan and Craig Coady; and partners Graham Langill, Erika Hildebrand, Shardeigh McGillivray and Nick Misener.

Adds Coady: “After 25 years in our industry, largely in the same Atlantic Canadian market, I know first-hand how well Bev is respected as a business advisor and community leader. However, her reach and network expand well beyond our region and we are thrilled to have someone with her drive, business acumen and vision to help us lead Venor into the future.”

Media Contact:

For more information or interview requests with a Venor spokesperson, please contact: 
Jenna Levangie, Recruitment Specialist
(902) 221-4020

About Venor:
Venor invests in your talent. We are proactive, nimble and relationship focused. We treat our clients as partners. Our goal is to cultivate long-lasting relationships with the talent we represent. Our vast network allows us to consistently deliver the right recruitment and talent solutions for long-term success. Visit for more information about our team and services. 

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