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Experienced Financial Services Professional Joins Boyden Australia

Top global firm appoints Peter Dale to lead client service for Financial Services in Australia

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SYDNEY, April  2, 2012 – Boyden, a global leader in executive search with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries, announced today that Peter Dale, a senior governance and business strategy professional, has joined Boyden Australia as an Executive Director. Mr. Dale has extensive experience in several segments of financial services, including fund management, wealth management and life insurance. 

Mr. Dale will play a key role in recruiting for senior executive and functional leader roles for financial services, professional services and non-profit institutions in Australia and internationally. 

He joins Boyden after a successful career in the financial services industry at Director level. He has over 20 years in combined experience with Macquarie Group and AMP Group in businesses located in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, and a breadth of C-suite level financial services experience. A trained attorney, he also has a background in legal risk management in the fund management and wealth management sectors. 

“Peter will be an exceptional addition to the Boyden team as we continue to help our financial services clients recruit strong leaders to compete successfully in the new global economy,” said Michael Catlow, Managing Director of Boyden Australia. “His depth and breadth of financial services expertise, and his experience in growing international businesses, are tremendous assets.” 

Mr. Dale has extensive experience living and working in the APAC region, where he has developed business strategy for all major Asian markets. He has worked in and been a board member of financial services businesses in Malaysia, Korea and Taiwan.

Mr. Dale has experience in the full spectrum of growth strategies – organic, alliances, JVs & acquisitions – and has led M&A governance formation for a large Australian asset management group. 

He is a graduate in Law from Monash University in Melbourne, and a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.