Boyden Global Executive Search Expands In Toronto

-- New partner Brian Bachand brings deep experience in healthcare, education
and non-profit sectors --

TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2016 /CNW/ -- Boyden, a global leader in executive search with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries, today announced the appointment of Brian G. Bachand as a new partner in the firm's Toronto office.

With over 15 years of experience in the advancement and philanthropic communities in Canada and the United States, Bachand brings to Boyden a successful track record with particular expertise in senior board development, including recruitment and management.  As a strategic and collaborative leader, he has impressive knowledge of the people and organisations that are engaged in private sector investment, academic research and global public policy.

"We are confident Brian will thrive in the executive search industry with such a diverse and successful background," said Ken Werker, Chair of Boyden Canada and Managing Partner in Vancouver. "His outstanding professional relationships and experience in the education and non-profit sectors will play an integral role in the continued growth of Boyden's Non-Profit, Government and Education Practice, and the entire Toronto office."

Bachand joins Boyden from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, where he led the Office of Advancement. Prior to the University of Toronto, he served at the NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, where he directed a highly effective fundraising team as Executive Director. Other previous tenures include management positions at the American Cancer Society and the Archdiocese of Boston.

"Brian has proven to be a real connector of corporations, family offices and individuals spanning every industry and sector," said Kevin Gormely, Managing Partner in Boyden's Toronto office and Head of Boyden Canada's National Legal, Risk and Compliance sector. "We are thrilled to have him join Boyden Canada. The addition of Brian to our team in Toronto deepens our considerable bench strength not only in the healthcare, non-profit and education sectors, but across all of our practice areas."

Bachand holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Steubenville and a master's from St. John's in Boston, MA. He is active in the Toronto community, currently serving on the Board of Directors for ACCES Employment. He is also one of the founding members of NGLCC in New York City.

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 specialises in high level executive search, interim management and human capital consulting across a broad spectrum of markets and sectors. For further information, visit

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