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Boyden is recognized as one of world’s premier talent advisory and leadership solutions firms. We work with globally-oriented, growth, and emerging organizations providing executive search, interim management, and leadership consulting services. We are committed to collaborating with clients to discover the right leadership solutions that enable them to meet their business objectives.

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We are among the world’s foremost leadership and talent advisory firms focused on globally-oriented, growth and emerging organisations. Our partners are committed to delivering a consistent level of service excellence to clients around the world. We are astute client advisors, working collaboratively to build and maintain a common core of global capabilities that deliver exceptional client value.

 

Solutions And Expertise

Through our solutions of Executive Search, Interim Management and Leadership Consulting we partner with clients to address their critical leadership needs. Clients look to Boyden as an extension of their organisations in identifying talent on developing leadership requisite to their success.

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Onboarding
  • Succession Planning
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Functions
  • Advertising
  • All Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Boyden Elects Chair and Names New Global Board Members

Boyden has elected Craig Stevens to a two-year term as chairman. Three new board members have also been elected: Dina Akimova, managing partner, Russia; Kathleen Dunton, managing partner, Germany and EMEA leader, private equity & venture capital practice; and Kristen Smit, managing partner, France. Jim Harmon, managing partner, Canada, was re-elected. Board members completing their

Boyden Assists TransLink in the Recruitment of a New CEO

Boyden recently assisted in the recruitment of Kevin Quinn as the new chief executive officer of TransLink, the regional transportation authority for Metro Vancouver. The TransLink board of directors made the appointment following a competitive international candidate search and thorough review process. He takes on the role effective July 19. The assignment was co-led by managing partners

Boyden Assists Planned Parenthood Toronto in the Recruitment of New CEO

Following a comprehensive search, Boyden has placed Mohini Datta-Ray as the new executive director of Planned Parenthood Toronto. Partner Pamela Colquhoun led the assignment. “Mohini’s past work has seen her lead HIV community development, prevention education, youth-focused sex education and healthy relationship projects with a number of communities impacted by racism and poverty in Toronto and Ontario,” said

Boyden Opens New Office in Dublin, Ireland

Boyden has opened a new office in Dublin which will be led by partners Kevin Keegan and Maurice Carr. Dubbed Boyden Ireland, the location will focus on executive search, interim management, and leadership consulting. “Ireland has consolidated its position as a bridgehead for Europe and has significant potential both for our existing clients and domestic Irish firms,” said Nick Robeson, managing

Press Releases

Boyden Elects New Chair Craig Stevens

Americas board director elevated to Chair, as three new board members are elected NEW YORK, June 3, 2021 – Boyden, a premier leadership and talent advisory firm with more than 75 offices in over 45 countries, announces the election of Craig Stevens to a two-year term as Chair of Boyden’s Board of Directors. Effective immediately,

Boyden Canada Healthcare Heightens Presence

TORONTO, October 1, 2019 – Boyden, a premier global talent and leadership advisory firm with more than 65 offices in over 40 countries, today announced that James Stonehouse and Pamela Colquhoun have joined as Partners in Toronto. The new partners will further boost Boyden’s standout Global Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice. Their clients have included Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Alberta Health

Boyden Expands Tech Practice in Canada

OTTAWA and VANCOUVER, August 21, 2019 – Boyden, a premier global talent and leadership advisory firm with more than 65 offices in over 40 countries, today announced that Amanda Gordon has joined as a Partner in Ottawa and Owen Rowley as a Principal in Vancouver. The additions further build Boyden Canada’s position as a leading tech practice in executive search,

Boyden Appoints Reid Wang as Partner in Greater China

SHANGHAI and HONG KONG, JULY 17, 2019 – Boyden, a premier global talent and leadership advisory firm with more than 65 offices in over 40 countries, today announced that Reid Wang has joined the firm as a Partner in Greater China, based in Shanghai. Wang joins Boyden with over 20 years of strategic human resources experience, focused on organizational

Boyden Survey Reveals Top HR Executives Say Increasing Diversity in C-Suite Is a Priority

NEW YORK and FRANKFURT, July 24, 2019 – Nearly seven in 10 (69%) of Chief Human Resources Officers and HR executives say increasing diversity in the C-suite is a priority, while 61% say their organizations are prioritizing efforts to increase diversity on their boards, according to a new survey released today by Boyden, a premier talent and leadership advisory

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U.S. Execs Lag Overseas Counterparts on Tech, AI
While technology and artificial intelligence are expected to alter the consumer and retail landscape, a survey from executive search firm Boyden indicates varying opinions on how companies are planning and adapting to the upcoming tech evolution.

Hiring Pot Executives Is Now Less About Stigma, More About Legality
That’s not surprising, with the value of some Canadian pot businesses topping $10 billion and Coca-Cola Co. and Molson Coors Brewing Co. eyeing marijuana as the next trendy ingredient.

After Disrupting Car Business, Musk Now Needs to Remake Himself
For five days this summer, Tesla Inc. survived without Elon Musk on the factory floor. He attended his brother’s wedding in Spain and took his kids to Belfast so they could see the set of “Game of Thrones.”

Indra Nooyi’s exit is a reminder of how much needs to be done to boost women CEO ranks
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, an iconic leader, announced she would step down in October and Pepsi President Ramon Laguarta would replace her.