Our Focus

Hunter Mercantile is a corporate search firm recognized throughout North America as a boutique for placement in Wealth Management and Insurance. Having focused in this area since 1996, we’ve developed a comprehensive understanding of the industry and have formed an extensive candidate database and network of contacts across North America, the Caribbean and Asia.

 

WEALTH MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENTS

  • Executive Sales Management
  • Mutual Fund Wholesalers
  • Inside Business Development
    Representatives
  • Marketing Associates
  • Wealth Management Professionals

INSURANCE ASSIGNMENTS

  • Executive Sales Management
  • Actuarial
  • Life Insurance Wholesalers
  • Creditor Insurance & Bank Insurance
  • Tax & Estate Specialists

BACK OFFICE ASSIGNMENTS

  • Compliance
  • Operations Directors
  • Underwriting
  • Product Development & Marketing Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
"A company will always prosper when its best assets are its employees."

A PORTFOLIO OF OUR WORK

International Financial Services Company – Regional Vice President

SEARCH MANDATE

The client, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, required a seasoned sales leader with a minimum of 10 years management experience to lead a team of Business Development Specialists and increase sales in the high net worth market.

OUTCOME

After conducting a nationwide search, Hunter Mercantile successfully filled the role with an enterprising sales leader who possessed a deep understanding of the high net worth market, consummate management skills and a phenomenal record of sales success.

Bank – Senior Director, Insurance Planning Initiatives

SEARCH MANDATE

One of the country’s largest retail banks required an exceptional individual who could develop, lead and facilitate the strategic direction of the overall insurance business within the organization.

OUTCOME

After conducting an exhaustive search, Hunter Mercantile sourced and recruited a seasoned executive with extensive experience in strategy development and execution, credit risk management, leadership skills and a sound understanding of bank-insurance legislation.

Mutual Fund Company – Regional Vice President Western Canada

SEARCH MANDATE

The client required a Regional Vice President of Sales with a minimum of 10 years mutual fund wholesaling experience in the IIROC channel to establish a presence and drive sales throughout Western Canada.

OUTCOME

Utilizing its national mutual fund wholesaler database Hunter Mercantile embarked on a direct recruitment drive and successfully filled the role in six weeks with an assertive and highly accomplished investment fund sales professional.

US Based Global Credit Risk Information Provider – Vice President of Channel Management

SEARCH MANDATE

The client required a senior sales leader with C-Level engagement skills to develop and execute the national plan to promote its credit risk management service offering throughout the insurance industry channel.

OUTCOME

Hunter Mercantile executed a confidential search and recruited a progressive leader with C-suite sales expertise, third-party vertical integration and channel management experience, and a sound understanding of risk management.

Life Insurance Company – General Manager, Quebec and Maritimes

SEARCH MANDATE

One of the country’s preeminent life carriers required an elite sales manager to run the insurance sales operations and significantly increase market share throughout Quebec and the Maritimes.

OUTCOME

Through a highly confidential and direct recruitment campaign Hunter Mercantile sourced a savvy, bilingual senior sales management professional with an exhaustive knowledge of the MGA and National Account distribution channels and a consistent track record of leading teams to sales success.

Caribbean Bank - Senior Actuary, Product Development Consultant

SEARCH MANDATE

One of the largest banks in the Caribbean required a Senior Actuary Product Development Consultant to develop and revamp its life insurance and annuity product suite. The role called for a hybrid set of skills that included actuarial expertise, product pricing, marketing, project management and an ability to forecast the impact that the changes would have on the bank’s bottom line.

OUTCOME

After conducting a global search, Hunter Mercantile successfully sourced a US-based British born FSA designated actuary with 15 years of experience in annuity and life insurance product development, actuarial pricing and senior corporate leadership.

Alternative Asset Manager – Vice President of Sales

SEARCH MANDATE

The client required a national Vice President of Sales to promote its alternative asset offering and drive sales from the FA and Exempt Market Dealer distribution channels.

OUTCOME

By leveraging its comprehensive network of mutual wholesalers, Hunter Mercantile placed an accomplished sales executive with 7 years of alternative asset wholesaling experience and a robust rolodex of corner office advisors with accredited investor clients.

Global Specialty Risk Insurer – Assistant Vice President Business Development

SEARCH MANDATE

The client required a talented business development professional with deep ties to the specialty risk consulting community to build corporate awareness of their product line and drive national sales.

OUTCOME

After executing a confidential search, Hunter Mercantile successfully sourced and recruited a highly qualified senior sales advisor with significant industry contacts and a distinguished record of exceeding sales targets.

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