Melanie Koso

Melanie builds authentic relationships with both her clients and their prospective candidates, to ensure long-term success.

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Melanie Koso partners with companies in the Healthcare (biotech and pharma), Financial Services, and Insurance sectors to identify and recruit best-fit-executives.

Based in Toronto and New York, she uses her background in human capital consulting to advise CEOs, venture capital firms, and senior executives on their most pressing assessment and leadership development needs. Melanie is a member of Russell Reynolds Associates’ Financial Officers practice.

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Melanie was a consultant at a global search firm, where she recruited executive and C-suite candidates. Before that, she held strategy roles at TELUS and IBM Consulting.

"The most important thing for any of us to be in our jobs is curious.” -Ginni Rometty

Melanie holds a BA in Business from the University of Waterloo, an MIR from Queen's University, and an MBA with distinction from the Ivey Business School at Western University. She also holds the Health Sector Certification from the Ivey Business School at Western University.
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Areas of Expertise

BioTech Chief Executive Officers Executive Search Financial Officers Financial Services Healthcare Pharma Venture Capital and Growth

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