OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Boyden, a global leader in executive search, today celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Ottawa office. Boyden's reach spans over 70 offices in some 40 countries. With the addition of nearly 100 professionals in Vancouver, Calgary,Toronto and Ottawa in the last year, Boyden has become the largest firm in Canada focused on retained executive search. The firm plans to add additional offices in 2015.
"We've had the privilege of helping Canada's most prominent public and not-for-profit sector organizations recruit leaders who have had a significant impact in our country," said Jim Harmon, Boyden's Managing Partner in Ottawa. "We've also been honoured to serve many of our community's best-known corporations."
Most of Boyden's 20-member Ottawa team have been with the office for more than a decade; a testament to the team's strength, as well as its deep knowledge and understanding of the market in the nation's capital. The business of executive recruiting has seen significant change over the past several years as a result of the combination of new technologies and heightened client expectations. Boyden Ottawa's ability to successfully and continuously adapt to new market realities underscores the office's agility, and its commitment to serve clients in the National Capital Region with global talent.
"Along the way, we have endevoured to strengthen the bonds among our region's leaders by creating new ways of bringing them together. Our events, the CEO Breakfast, the CHRO Roundtable, the CFO Breakfast, the Vision Awards - all were created to add to the sense of community for senior level executives," said Ron Robertson, who co-founded the office in 1994.
"No one has had more success bringing the world's best to Ottawa," said Jeff York, President of Farm Boy. "They have decades of knowledge, a global network, and their approach is leading-edge."
Over the past two decades, the Ottawa team has assisted in recruiting hundreds of senior executives and board directors for client organizations. President, CEO and board search clients include:
- Bank of Canada
- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
- Canada Post Corporation
- Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
- Export Development Canada
- Office of Auditor General
- Ottawa Hospital
- Office of the Privacy Commissioner
- VIA Rail
About Boyden World Corporation
Boyden is a global leader in retained executive search and talent advisory services with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries. Founded in 1946, Boyden specialises in senior executive search across a broad spectrum of markets and sectors. For further information, please visit www.boyden.com.
SOURCE: Boyden global executive search
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