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Boyden Global Executive Search Announces New Partners in Melbourne, Australia Office

Boyden Global Executive Search Names Michael Catlow and John Hickey as Directors in Melbourne Office

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Veteran search professionals to expand presence in Fashion/Textiles, Sport and Property Investment and Development Sectors

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 17, 2007 - Boyden, a global leader in executive search, has named Michael Catlow and John Hickey as Directors in the firm’s Melbourne office. Mr. Catlow brings extensive international search experience in the textile, fashion and sports industries and Mr. Hickey specialises in executive recruitment in the real estate, property development and construction sectors.

Michael and John are great additions to our Melbourne office and to the Boyden firm,” said Bruce Abbott, Managing Director of Boyden Melbourne. “Michael adds a notable track record in the growing fashion and sports sectors and John brings valuable expertise and contacts in property investment and development. Their presence in corporate management, industry organizations and government entities will be a strong asset as we expand our operations.”

Mr. Catlow joins Boyden after serving 10 years with another leading executive search and human resource consulting firm, where he established a top textile and apparel business unit and launched a sports industry recruitment subsidiary. Earlier in his career, he served in management and sales roles in Europe and Australia for Benninger AG, Pacific Dunlop and Ramsay McDonald Group. Mr. Catlow has also represented the Australian government on various trade missions to Brazil, India, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.

Mr. Hickey brings more than a decade of experience in the appointments of CEO, board and other senior executives in an impressive cross section of clients in the Construction, Consulting, Development, Investment and Real Estate sectors. Earlier, Mr. Hickey’s deep experience in the property industry was built as a Development Manager for landmark projects in Australia and abroad. He began his career as a civil/structural design engineer.

Mr. Hickey has served on many industry committees and agencies. Mr. Catlow, a textile technologist, has served on boards/committees of RMIT (textiles), Australiasian Textiles and Fashion Magazine.

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Boyden is a global leader in the executive search industry with more than 65 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 industries. For further information, visit the firm’s website at www.boyden.com.