Calgary, Alberta (June 1, 2020) – BOWEN Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Kaiser as the company’s Vice President, Corporate Development. Pat brings more than 25 years of professional services and executive experience to the role.
Pat holds a B. Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan, attended Queens University’s Executive Marketing program, earned her ICD.D from the Rotman School of Business and has been a regular lecturer at the University of Calgary.
Immediately prior to her current role, Pat was the Interim President and COO for MacKay CEO Forums and COO for Sierra Systems, which was sold to NTT DATA Services, a Top 10 Global Services Provider. She also serves as Chair of the Governance & HR Committee on the Board of the Calgary Homeless Foundation. In 2019, Pat was shortlisted as Business Leader of the Year for Women in IT Canada.
Pat feels this is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to establishing BOWEN’s place in the IT industry. “I am excited to be working with an organization focused on ‘making people matter’ and helping expand BOWEN into new geographies, industries and service offerings. Specifically, I will be focused on increasing Bowen’s presence in the IT space.”
In her role, Pat will assume the MarCom, Business Development, and the National Field and Contracting portfolios.
BOWEN’s CEO Shannon Bowen-Smed says she and the rest of the team are delighted to have Pat join the company. “Pat’s background in IT, coupled with her outstanding communications skills, will ensure BOWEN’s succession plan to place the company as a dominant leader in the Talent Delivery marketplace. She will continue exploring new ways to help our clients’ bottom line and keep our business growing.”
About BOWEN Group
BOWEN Group is the leading Canadian recruitment and contractor management firm. It offers permanent, temporary and contractor recruitment, contingent workforce management and payroll processing. Throughout its 46-year history, BOWEN has transformed the human capital space and placed more than 120,000 candidates across the country. With a commitment to championing inclusive cultures, harnessing diverse talent and enriching safe working environments, it’s BOWEN’s mission to make people matter.