Boyden Boosts Market Leadership With New Partner In Vancouver

-- Derrick Chow's deep experience in real estate, finance & investment and technology advances Boyden as Canada's top executive search firm --

VANCOUVER, Canada, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ -- Boyden, a global leader in executive search with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries, today announced the promotion of Derrick Chow to Partner in the firm's Vancouver office.

"We continue to build for the future and are pleased to welcome Derrick to the Vancouver partner team, which will strengthen our thriving real estate, finance/investment and technology practices," said Ken Werker, Chair of Boyden Canada and Managing Partner in Vancouver. "His professionalism, expertise and commitment to his clients will play an integral role in the continued growth of our firm."

Chow joined Boyden in 2005 and advanced to the role of principal and research team lead. Taking a strategic approach to aligning people and leadership with culture and business goals, he has gained extensive recruiting experience with large, publicly traded multinational companies as well as high-growth start-ups and public sector organizations. He has also developed an extensive network and an exceptional reputation for recruiting leaders in the real estate, finance/investment and technology sectors, locally and internationally.

"This is a very unique time for Boyden, as the firm is celebrating over 45 years in Vancouver," added Brent Cameron, Managing Partner in Boyden's Vancouver office. "Our office was one of the first executive search firms established in Vancouver. In the ensuing decades, we've been part of the tremendous growth of the city. We've specialized in senior executive searches for private, public and non-profit organizations in sectors that are important to the local market, and for the past 10 years, Derrick has been part of that growth and continues to contribute to the success of the firm today."

Chow, a Certified Human Resources Professional, holds a bachelor's degree in political science and a MBA in finance & strategy from the University of British Columbia. He is actively involved in the community, and currently serves on the Board of the Association of Neighborhood Houses of BC. He previously served as Vice Chair of the Board of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and Board Member of the Coast Capital Savings Foundation. He has been recognized with a Medal of Merit award for community service and leadership, and is a past member of Leadership Richmond.

About Boyden World Corporation
Boyden is a global leader in executive search and talent advisory services with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries. Founded in 1946, Boyden specializes in high level executive search, interim management and human capital consulting across a broad spectrum of markets and sectors. For further information, visit


For further information: Ken Werker, +1 604.685.0261, ; Hillary Rossi, for Boyden, t. +1 (212) 850-5603, e.,

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