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Brett Hayhurst

Sector Leader, Consumer Products, Professional Search
Brett Hayhurst is a Sector Leader-Consumer Products for Korn Ferry's Professional Search practice based in the Firm's Toronto office.

Mr. Hayhurst has more than ten years of experience recruiting on behalf of Fortune 500 companies at both the mid-market and senior level. After an early career in marketing with both Adidas Canada and Canadian Tire Corporation, he joined a leading executive search firm as a member of their research team. While in this capacity Mr. Hayhurst learned the value of true research driven recruiting and became well versed in the human capital requirements across several industry verticals. He held a number of roles in the firm, eventually rising to the position of Partner.

Mr. Hayhurst then spent the last six years leading teams in two different boutique search firms. He has focused on assignments for clients in the CPG, pharmaceutical, retail and industrial products verticals across multiple functions including sales, marketing, finance, human resources, and operations across the United States and Canada.

Mr. Hayhurst graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Queen's University and has a certificate in business fundamentals from the University of Toronto. He is the President of the Trinity College School Alumni Association and serves as a member of the School's Board of Governors.