Boyden’s Board of Directors is a team of highly experienced leaders who are committed to the long-term growth and performance of the firm.
Our Board includes shareholders from each region of the firm who work closely with all of our Partners in delivering the highest levels of service and quality that our clients expect.
Meet the Board:
Jörg Kasten, a Managing Partner in Boyden’s Frankfurt office, has over 20 years’ experience in executive search, with a focus on cross-border searches in the technology, professional services and consumer products sectors. His global expertise has helped multinational clients secure successful placements for a range of leadership positions, particularly at the partner and top executive level.
Trina Gordon is a recognized leader in talent advisory and leadership solutions. Guiding our global organization, she works closely with the board, practices and partners to execute the firm's strategy, growth and client performance standards in alignment with long-term objectives. Trina also oversees the firm’s continuous development, with a commitment to promoting a client-centric focus.
Jim Harmon is one of Canada’s most experienced technology sector search professionals. Over two decades, he has completed hundreds of searches for clients ranging from early-stage start-ups, to global public companies. His work has focused on board, C-suite, and VP recruitment, including dozens of CEOs. Jim also specializes in recruiting transformative IT, data and digital leadership talent.
A varied management background has made Kjetil Haug-Nodeland an ideal executive search generalist, which he has been for more than 20 years. Along with broad industry expertise, Kjetil has a remarkably keen sense of the qualities needed for success in senior management. He also works regularly with corporate boards to recruit new directors, assess effectiveness, and plan CEO succession.
With over 20 years’ experience in executive search, Carita Lahti leads board and C-level searches, and conducts board and leadership review and development. She brings a flexible, creative mind-set to clients seeking transformational leaders who can motivate diverse teams to enhance business. Carita is also an active member of the Consumer & Retail, Industrial and CEO & Board Practices.
Allan Marks is widely recognised as one of Australia’s leading executive search consultants. In addition to his background in finance, he has extensive experience in the executive search industry throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America as well as Australia. Allan focuses on CEO and C-level appointments and board roles. He is a member of the Boyden World Corporation Board and is the Regional Leader of the CEO and Board Services Practice for APAC.
Managing Partner Ulrich Schumann specialises in executive recruiting for the technology sector. A former leader of the Technology Practice, he focuses on new areas within international IT, telecommunications, new media, Internet, software, IoT, analytics and big data. In addition to technology, Ulrich works on board appointments as well as searches in cleantech, consumer, industrial and retail.
With over 25 years as a retained search practitioner and management consultant, Craig has a range of experiences serving boards of directors in the selection of chief executives. In addition, he partners with CEOs and their human resource executives in the recruitment of management team members, including functional C-level leaders across the enterprise.