International Recruitment Team

Welcome to the Meridia Recruitment Solutions International Division

Meet the US Recruitment Team! 

Meridia Recruitment Solutions connects organizations with outstanding talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches because we are only successful when you are.

Meridia delivers quick turnaround recruitment while providing high quality candidates with an unparalleled level of service and professionalism.

Recent placements within the North Eastern United States include:

  • Project Manager - Residential Construction
  • Project Manager - Corporate Interiors
  • Mechanical Engineering Team Lead
  • Director of Design
  • Architectural Designer
  • CAD Designer
  • Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Site Superintendent – Corporate Interiors
  • Senior Commercial Project Manager
  • Project Manager – Residential Design-Build
  • Mechanical Engineering Designer
  • Director, Optimization
  • Director, Market Compliance & Integration
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Account Executive

No Risk Guarantee

Our clients only pay for our service once a candidate is successfully placed in their organization, making Meridia a no commitment, no risk solution.  

We welcome the challenge of finding your next star employee. Ask about our competitive rates. 



Mark Gillis
Senior Consultant - Engineering & Energy


Mark Gillis holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Saint Francis Xavier University where he was active in student life as an Executive of the Student Union and member of the Board of Governors.

Mark honed his business development skills in multiple prior roles including Account Manager with the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club, and District Manager of a large payroll outsourcing solutions firm and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Saint Francis Xavier University.






Thomas Pugh
Recruitment Consultant


Originally from Halifax, Thomas recently returned from Toronto where he worked as an Account Manager & Recruitment Specialist with The Delivery Group, a recruitment and staffing firm focused on both permanent placement and contract staffing.  As a graduate of the Royal Military College, Thomas served as a Canadian Forces Troop Commander before receiving his MBA from Saint Mary’s and entering the private sector.

International Financial Services 


James Bell
Partner - International Recruitment Solutions


James Bell, Partner, heads up international financial services recruitment.

James Bell's primary focus is on building International Business as well as a Financial Services practice, with a specific emphasis on senior level assignments within Investment Banking and Asset Management. Whilst James manages some local relationships the majority of his business focusses on New York, London and Toronto.

James Bell has held progressive leadership roles with executive search firms in Hong Kong, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Ranked as one of the Top 5 consultants in the Asian Pacific region by Asia money’s “Headhunters Poll”, James has successfully placed outstanding talent with teams in the United States, Europe, across Asia and beyond.

James started his career as fixed income trader in Europe and now has over 20 years of international recruitment experience. With extensive expertise in the financial sector, he has helped to build the teams of Fortune 500 companies and leading institutions within the global financial markets.