Chad Management Group (CMG) is a National Executive Recruitment organization.  We have been in business for over 40 years, specializing in Executive Recruitment in fields ranging from Marketing and Sales to Technology, Media, Real Estate, Hospitality, and eCommerce.

Our strategy is to hire industry leaders as recruiters, as they already have the background knowledge needed to be formidable recruiters. Our goal is to deliver the highest level of quality service to our clients. This means taking the time and making the effort to understand the client’s needs. We then identify, screen, and evaluate the best candidates.  Our consultants are able to identify the ideal candidates in the marketplace, contact them directly, obtain their interest, and ultimately present them to our clients. We save our clients time by finding the best candidates promptly.

Over the past 38 years, CMG has proven to be an indispensable resource for many large businesses as well as small agencies and start-ups.

Executive Team

Rick Chad - Executive Recruiter

Rick Chad

Areas of Expertise
Marketing, Advertising, Retail 

Started his career in Marketing at P&G and Cadbury. After moving into Recruitment, Rick has been the leading force behind Chad Management Group since 1981. Rick is a recognized Industry Thought Leader in the Marketing, Advertising, Retail and Communications space and has an unmatched passion for the Recruitment business.

Jason Chad

Areas of Expertise
Technology, Media, e-Commerce

Jason started his career in sales at IBM, where he developed a robust customer-centric approach and gained an appreciation for a number of industries, including Technology, CPG, Media, Retail and e-Commerce. Jason leveraged that understanding into Recruitment, where he has led the Chad Management Group’s Sales Practice for the past 22 years.

Garth Armstrong

Garth Armstrong

Areas of Expertise
Advertising, Digital, Media

Having worked in the marketing promotions industry for over 25 years, Garth is now a tireless promoter of smart, talented client service professionals. He is part of the Chad Management team that aggressively identifies and recruits key industry people for our client partners in a seamless, cost effective way.

Garth started his career as a creative professional leading award winning creative, strategic and digital teams working with some of Canada’s top CPG brands including Kellogg Canada, Campbell Soup Company, Duracell, Disney, Labatt, Kraft and Pepsi.

Garth went on to pilot strategic brand development in Canada for Visit Orlando – the no 1. family destination brand in the world! Responsible for all marketing functions in Canada; strategic planning, delivering the marketing plan, integration of supporting marketing agency partners efforts, account management, creative development, budgeting, reporting etc. Garth and team propelled Canada to the top international market position with over +25% growth in five years.