• Colintex Placements



  • We have recently completed our first recruiting process with Colin and his team, and we were thrilled with the experience. Colin relieved the stress and effort of recruiting for an important, time-sensitive position off of our team, and made the process streamlined and efficient. Colin took the time to understand our needs and to help us develop the recruitment approach, and his experience and connections within the fashion industry were invaluable in gaining access to the right candidates. Colin’s team did a broad search and thorough screening process, resulting in a curated pool of strong, relevant candidates. We landed up with an experienced, well-suited candidate who I have no doubt will bring tremendous value to our business.

    Jacqueline Prehogan, CEO
    Canada Pooch Ltd
  • We needed a North American Sales Manager and Colin submitted several excellent candidates quite quickly. We were very happy with the selection of applicants and ended up hiring the one we were most impressed with. We wouldn’t hesitate to use Colintex again and would highly recommend their services. They are cost-effective and efficient.

    Alex McAulay, CFO
    Garmatex Technologies Inc.
  • We recently engaged Colin on an executive search, and he came through with "flying colours"!! This was our first time using a recruiting company in over 35 years, and the experience was very gratifying. In fact, we have just commissioned Colin to assist us in several new positions that require immediate placement.

    Steven Slavin, President
    Slavin Raphael
  • I’ve known Colin for many years and have always found him to be honourable and reliable. We’ve used his recruitment services and have only good things to say. He submitted excellent candidates very quickly and helped finalize the offer. I have no hesitation endorsing his services.

    Mark Altow, President
  • Colin and his team presented us with an extraordinary selection of prequalified candidates for a very specific niche position. All we had to do was choose and it was that easy.

    Kathy Manchur
    FAME Jeans Inc.
  • Thanks for your great service. The recent mid-management positions you helped us fill have been excellent. Looking forward to rounding out our senior team - with your assistance.

    Saul Mimran, President
    Mimran Group Inc.
  • Colin Lewis is a knowledgeable and reliable recruiter in the textile industry. He is well connected and ensures that he understands his clients' needs in order to exceed expectations. We have used his services for several years and I have never hesitated to ask for his assistance. Colin is an excellent communicator and advisor. It is without hesitation that I recommend Colin Lewis and his company. We will use his services again when the need arises.

    Hassan Khimani, President
    Premium Uniforms | Hamida Textiles
  • I have known and used Colin for over 15 years to find employees or provide me with solid advice and expertise on the Fashion and Apparel Business. He has been my best resource and an important asset to any business I have operated and been responsible to create winning teams. He is reliable, sensible, and always available. He delivers with high integrity, and is 100% in tune with our industry and the pulse of our trade. He over delivers and is a pleasure to work with at all times. I value his direct approach and his ability every time to be honest, forthright and reliable. I would highly recommend Colin.

    Barbara McAdam, Former VP
    Christina Swimwear
  • Colin did a very thorough search to find an appropriate candidate for our position, and throughout the process, he kept me informed of his progress. He was upfront about any issues or obstacles that were being presented, and made me feel quite at ease about his understanding of our needs. I would definitely use his services again.

    Lesley Hawkins, Former Marketing Manager
    Acushnet Company
  • Colin proved to be a valuable source of quality placements in the Fabric Industry. I have used his services in hiring a National Sales Manager for one of our divisions. Colin had a meeting with me in which I gave him a detailed job description for this position. Within a week and a half, he forwarded resumes of three qualified Sales Managers. They all met our criteria and were a good fit for our business. I hired the best of those three candidates. I would like to thank Colin for helping us in hiring a qualified National Sales Manager.

    Syed Tahseen, Vice President
    Northcott Silk Inc. and Northcott Home Fashions
  • I have had the opportunity to work with Colintex Placements and they have been able to provide amazing recommendations for senior leadership positions. They really understood our business requirements and quickly identified highly qualified talent, ensuring the fit works for all parties involved. We look forward to continuing our relationship as our company grows. A pleasure to work with you!

    Sandi Horgan, Human Resources Manager
    Ricki’s, Canada
  • I have worked with Colin on many different projects and found him to be a valuable, honest and excellent resource.

    Steven Borsook, President
    Dorothea Knitting Mills, Toronto
  • Colin was easily able to understand my company's personnel needs, and sent only qualified applicants....saving me a lot of time. He is highly professional and I can recommend him to anyone who is in need of a fast response.

    Jacques Schonberg, President
    Janor Imports, Montreal
  • I have come to know and appreciate Colin Lewis as a knowledgeable resource in the apparel/retail industry. Colin is well connected in the industry and ensures that he understands his clients' needs in order to meet expectations. We have done work together for over 3 years and I have never hesitated to ask for his assistance. Colin is a great communicator, entrepreneur and advisor. It is without hesitation that I recommend Colin Lewis.

    Andrea Best, Former Director of HR
    Bootlegger, Vancouver
  • Colin is an energetic, results oriented, professional whom I would continue to use should the need ever arise.

    Abe Glowinsky, President
    Incredible Clothing Co., Toronto
  • Personable, expert, high integrity.

    Dani Reiss, President
    Canada Goose
  • I have worked with Colin for over 10 years. He has many years of valuable experience identifying and suggesting suitable candidates for various positions at all levels for fashion and related companies. He always conducts himself in a professional and responsible manner. I highly recommend him.

    Michael Stitt, President
    Haggar Corporation US, Dallas
  • I have found Colin to be a personable, reliable recruiter who understands the requirements and values of our organization, and does his best to secure placements that have a good chance of fitting within the culture of our business.

    Bill Redford, Former Operations Manager
    Quiksilver, Canada
  • Colin has unparallelled contacts in the apparel industry. He works hard and knows how to get the right person for you.

    Bob Kirke, Executive Director
    Canadian Apparel Federation, Ottawa
  • Colin is a consummate industry professional, and his knowledge and guidance in the search and recruitment field has been of immense value. He delivers on his commitments, and has a long career in the Apparel and Textile field which has served us well over the years of working with Colintex. I highly recommend him and his team!

    Paul Silvertown, Former V.P Global Sales
    Canada Goose, Toronto
  • Colin has approached each situation of providing both service and soliciting with professionalism, efficiency and the offer of vetted candidates. I would consider him on future projects.

    Shelly Walsh, Former Director of Fashion
    Tabi International, Toronto
  • We have worked with Colin, and Colintex, for a number of years and have always found him to be very thorough and professional in his work. He has saved us countless man hours, and money in our searches for new talent. I recommend Colin whole heartedly.

    Mike Purkis , President
    Caulfeild Apparel Group Ltd., Toronto
  • I have been impressed with Colin's services and follow up to ensure our satisfaction. To date we have hired 5 employees with great results. I have recommended Colin's services to others in our industry.

    Sean Aherne, President
    H.A.Sheldon, Toronto

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