Gordon Orlikow
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Gordon Orlikow

Senior Client Partner
Vancouver

Gordon Orlikow is a leader of Korn Ferry’s Industrial practice in Western & Central Canada, with special emphasis in the energy, mining, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors. Mr. Orlikow also leads the firm’s market-leading Canadian Human Resources Center of Expertise across all sectors.

In the course of his career with Korn/Ferry, he has placed hundreds of executives and board directors into many of Canada’s leading and emerging organizations . Clients regularly call on him to offer advice in all areas of their talent management needs. Mr. Orlikow is especially passionate in strengthening Canada’s competitive position in global markets and he plays an active role in professional and industry associations dedicated to this same objective.

Before joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Orlikow held senior human resources executive roles with some of North America’s best known companies in Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver.

Mr. Orlikow is active in the community. He is Chair of the Board of Athletics Canada (the governing body for track and field in Canada and responsible for Canada’s national team) and a member of the Canadian Olympic Committee. Professionally, Mr. Orlikow a board director for the BC Human Resources Management Association (HRMA). At the local level, he chairs the human resources committee of his municipal government.

Mr. Orlikow holds a master’s degree in economics from Queen’s University, a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Manitoba and is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP).