August 24, 2009 – Boyden has named Carlos Dafauce, Jose Lorca and Maximo Buch as partners in Spain. Mr. Buch and Mr. Lorca will be based in the firm's Valencia office and Mr. Dafauce will serve in Boyden Madrid. Mr. Dafauce, who most recently served as lead partner for the financial services practice in Spain for Korn/Ferry International, will focus on senior-level search in corporate and investment banking, retail banking, asset management, insurance and real estate. His experience also encompasses completion of CEO, COO, CFO and board of director searches for consumer and retail companies. Mr. Lorca brings more than 20 years' experience in senior management for multinationals in the industrial sector. Most recently, he served as vice president of South Europe for Alcan Packaging, following tenure as managing director and country manager. Mr. Buch brings Boyden leadership experience in the consumer products and industrial sectors. Prior to joining Boyden, he worked for eight years in private equity, with a concentration on industrial investments in Europe, Asia and Latin America. "Maximo, Carlos and Jose add important experience for clients in Spain and for the Boyden team across the globe," said Miguel Angel Zuil, managing director of Boyden Madrid. "Their collective experience in working with the top leadership of multinationals and major consumer, financial and industrial enterprises will be invaluable as Spanish companies expand their partnerships throughout Europe, Asia/Pacific and the Americas." Founded in 1946, Boyden is an executive search firm with more than 70 offices in 40 countries.