November 9, 2011 – Boyden has added Neil McKay as a new partner in the firm's London office. Mr. McKay will help to further develop Boyden's U.K. and European financial services practice, with particular emphasis in corporate and investment banking. His background includes mergers & acquisitions, equity capital markets and corporate broking & restructuring. Prior to joining Boyden, he was a senior client partner with a global recruiter where he was instrumental in managing relationships with clients. "Neil is a great addition to our Boyden team and offers clients a breadth of international experience and leadership in a vital sector," said John Ellis, managing partner of Boyden U.K. "To maximize our advantage of current market shifts, we have found it highly valuable to further increase our footprint in London, which is one of the world's key financial centers. We intend to continue investing in world-class expertise for our financial services practice and will be announcing further hires in the coming months." Boyden is an executive search firm with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries.