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Chief Operating Officer - Micco Group of Companies (Filled)

Chief Operating Officer

Micco Companies Ltd. is a successful, growth-oriented investment and holding company with a portfolio of businesses operating across diverse market segments including food service, beverage alcohol, retail, courier, logistics, recreation, and real estate. Among its assets, the company owns the iconic Chickenburger and new entrant Chicken Little Café; Harvest Beer, Wine, and Spirits; Palooka Gym; and Regional Storage and Logistics (RSL) with warehouses in Moncton NB and Bedford NS; Micco is also a significant landholder and partner in multi-use real estate developments throughout the Halifax region. Formed in 1980, the company’s values have been defined by its founder Mickey MacDonald, who is a first mover, customer-centric, and operationally focused leader. With a strong financial base, Micco is poised for accelerated growth which has created an exciting new leadership and career progression opportunity for an entrepreneurial leader.

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) oversees the day-to-day operations of the company and is responsible for translating strategy into operational plans, execution, and performance management. The COO complements the CEO’s experience and management style, participates in Board meetings, and steers the activities of the management team ensuring the organization runs smoothly and efficiently. The COO is an experienced strategic and operational leader with a relentless passion for growth, a strategic mindset, and a record for maximizing operational effectiveness. They are an experienced people leader who brings out the best in others. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated success in the workplace with a track record of increasing responsibility over time with multiple reports and responsibility for financial results. Experience in a family business is a definite asset. A post-secondary degree in business or related discipline (CPA, MBA, LLB, etc. is an asset) with lived experience working in diverse businesses from the ground up. The COO is a generalist, well-rounded, and sees the whole picture. The COO has diverse industry experience that could include but is not limited to, manufacturing, retail, logistics, or technology. Exposure to multiple business lines is an asset. Additional assets include exposure to commercial real estate and previous participation in acquisition activities.

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If you are an entrepreneurial leader keen to join a progressive company with unlimited potential, please submit your resume and interest online by clicking “Apply.” For further information about this opportunity, please contact Greg Dickie ( or Kim West ( or call 920-422-2099.

Royer Thompson is committed to presenting a diverse and inclusive roster of candidates to our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from the following under-represented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are a member of one of these under-represented groups, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter, or resume.

Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources Consulting is a Canadian talent management firm focused on capturing the full potential of people in organizations by supporting a shared sense of purpose, recruiting and cultivating leadership, and fostering an innovative, caring and entrepreneurial spirit.

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