Richard Darling

Richard Darling


Managing Director, Edmonton

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Professional Summary

Richard joined Colliers In November 2019.  He previously spent 25 years in the B2B space, more specifically Industrial Distribution supply.  The last 15+ years in various senior leadership roles across Canada spanning Sales & Operations.  During this time Richard  had the opportunity to work on cross border (USA-CDA) contract negotiations with property management, food & beverage, manufacturing and Professional Services organizations ultimately executing against those contractual commitments at a local level.  Primarily focused on National Account clients the team Richard was responsible for targeted and supported multiple sectors including Oil & Gas, Utilities, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Transportation.   Previously, Richard's operational responsibility was managing the operations of a branch network in Alberta & SE BC with full P&L responsibility including  customer service, inventory, sales and operations.



Team member development and promotion has been a passion of Richard's.  Providing overall leadership, coaching and mentorship for many indirect and direct team members.

Contract Negotiations lead for many large, complex, multi-national organziations.

Personal recognition 10 years achieving President Club status across multiple Sales and leadership roles by overachieving Sales & profitability targets.


Richard completed his MBA in 2015 from the University of Alberta in Edmonton and previously achieved his BBA from NAIT (Northern Alberta Instutue of Technology) in Edmonton graduating from Finance in 1991.    

Memberships & Involvements

Richard sits on the Board of Directors at the Edmonton Petroleum Golf & Country Club.   In his personal time Richard enjoys playing golf and hockey in addtion to coaching with the North West Zone Hockey club.

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