Vice-President/Practice Leader – Ontario
Mike Bachner has had a significant presence in the Canadian agribusiness/agrifood market as an executive recruiter since 1996. Raised on a farm and formally trained in agronomy, Mike has earlier progressive career experience in retail, sales, marketing and management in both plant and animal agriculture-related sectors of the industry.
Mike brings his extensive experience in and knowledge of the Eastern Canadian agrifood industry and labour market to Grasslands Group and is highly involved in the daily management of Grasslands Recruitment Specialists.
Mike has a proven track record of acquiring top level talent for leading agricultural firms in all sectors of the industry. He has successfully introduced and placed quality individuals for mid to C-Suite positions throughout the industry. Much of Mike’s success can be attributed to his vast network of connections and his customer service, results-oriented philosophy: “…whether it’s helping my client hire the ideal talent to fill a critical role on their team, or helping a candidate find the next ideal step in their career- my role is to fulfil their needs.”
Mike employs a detailed process of discovery to achieve both a full understanding of his client’s needs and an appreciation of his candidate’s career aspirations and trajectory. With this knowledge in hand, he works diligently to ensure a precise, long-term fit for everyone involved in his engagements.