Michael O'Callaghan
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Michael O'Callaghan

Office Managing Partner
Global Sector Leader, Mining, Metals & Minerals
Vancouver

Michael O’Callaghan is a Senior Client Partner and the Office Managing Partner in the Vancouver office of Korn Ferry, and serves as the Global Sector Leader, Mining, Metals and Minerals.

During his more than 17 years as an executive search and talent consultant, Mr. O’Callaghan has gained significant global experience in the mining, metals and minerals sector, with a functional emphasis on board, c-suite, CEO succession and executive-level assignments. He is member of the firm’s CEO & Board Practice and has been involved in numerous CEO succession and assessment projects. His sector experience includes working closely with global major and mid-tier mining and metals companies and successfully executing assignments in North and South America, EMEA and Australasia. 

Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 2002, Mr. O’Callaghan worked for a large Canadian executive recruitment firm in Vancouver. He began his career working in the travel and leisure sector, initially focusing on operations and later on human resources, recruiting, training, and development.

Mr. O'Callaghan is an active member in the community serving as Chair of the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation and chairs the Governance and Human Resource Committee. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario.

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