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Matt Erhard appointed Honorary Consul of Switzerland in Winnipeg

Matt Erhard, who is currently the Managing Partner of Summit Search Group, was appointed Honorary Consul of Switzerland on January 11, 2021

Winnipeg, January 11, 2021 – Summit Search Group is pleased to announce that Matt Erhard, managing partner of our prairie offices, has been appointed Honorary Consul of Switzerland in Winnipeg.  Matt was appointed by The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) in Bern and Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa.

“I am extremely proud to represent the Country of Switzerland in Winnipeg and welcome the opening of the Consulate in our offices,” said Matt. “I am looking forward to cultivating significant relationships between Switzerland and Winnipeg and provide strategic advice as it relates to the Manitoba marketplace.”

In his new role, Matt will promote Swiss interests in the Greater Winnipeg Area and in Canada.  The Swiss Consulate will be based at the Summit Search Group Winnipeg office at 201 Portage Avenue, at Portage & Main.

Matt, Managing Partner in Winnipeg and Regina and Senior Partner in Calgary, is known as one of Manitoba’s leading professional and executive search professionals.  Well-connected in the senior management and executive leadership space, Matt partners with clients to connect professionals with top companies and focuses his efforts on C-level executives for both profit and non-profit organizations.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Honours degree specializing in International Business and Marketing from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba.

In 2015 Matt was recognized as a Manitoba Future 40 Finalist by CBC Manitoba and is a past recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award by The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce. Matt has served on the boards of the Exchange District BIZ, the Future Leaders of Manitoba, the Whiteshell Advisory Board, KidSport Winnipeg, and the Winnipeg Executives Association.

For more information please contact Matt Erhard at [email protected].


About the Embassy of Switzerland in Canada

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture. For more information visit


About Summit Search Group

Summit Search Group is a leading national professional recruitment firm committed to helping employers hire smart, qualified people to advance both the bottom line and individual career goals. With over two decades of recruiting experience, Summit Search Group has become a trusted partner to their clients. For more information on Summit Search Group visit

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