Change is all around us, so don’t play catch-up. Get ahead. Knowledge is power, and with the right advisors, you will find the right answers.
In a rapidly changing business environment, it’s crucial to pursue new opportunities for your business to thrive. But do you have the right teams in the right markets? Do they complement each other? Can they up-skill for future opportunities?
The process of decoding a combination of personality, adaptability, corporate culture, business models and other variables is highly nuanced. It requires keen discernment of both quantitative, ‘hard’ qualities, such skills and experience, and less tangible ‘soft’ qualities, for example an entrepreneurial mind-set or ability to inspire others.
Organisations need tools, techniques and guidance to navigate the factors that impact a leader’s potential for success. At Boyden, this is a major focus. We provide solutions that enable clients to attract, evaluate and develop successful leaders and teams. We help you to secure your future.
"Over 70 years ago, our founder Sydney Boyden said that the great variable in business is the quality of management. While true today, it is now more than that. The key differentiator for businesses that will flourish is how well matched their leadership teams are to opportunity."
—Trina Gordon, President & CEO, Boyden World Corporation
For this reason, Boyden’s services cover the spectrum of talent acquisition, development and alignment. Your leaders know your business, your industry and your culture. They are your most valuable assets, and with the right input, can ensure that your business prospers in the evolving commercial environment.
Boyden has developed a partnership with Nicholson McBride, one of Europe’s leading business psychology consultants. Together, we deliver solutions that ensure leadership is aligned with strategy, from planning to implementation and review.
Boyden partners have the experience, industry access and gravitas to deliver exceptional results. They are search experts, professional advisors and personal mentors.
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.
With over 20 years’ experience in executive search, Dan Grassi has partnered with clients ranging from startups to the Fortune 500. His experience spans most aspects of digital media, interactive entertainment and consumer products. Dan joined Boyden in 2003 and quickly rose to prominence by fostering collaboration domestically and globally, including the creation of an annual training conference.
Alicia Hasell has 20 years’ experience creating value for her clients. She has recruited chief executives for mid-size and emerging-growth companies in various industries, including energy, retail and professional services. Her proactive, hands-on approach results in highly successful hires, and long-term client relationships. Each year, more than 85% of her searches are with repeat clients.
Richard McCallister is a seasoned search professional with 25 years’ experience, paired with a substantial background in management consulting. He is a member of the Board Services Practice Group. Richard partners with clients in a range of industries to recruit senior and C-level executives as well as Board Directors and Chairmen.
John McCrea derives his expertise not only from a 17-year career in executive search, but also from direct experience in the critical functional areas for which he recruits. Focusing primarily on C-level assignments, he approaches search with an intimate understanding of the requirements for successfully leading organizations, based on his extensive operational experience in various industries.
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.
Bill Flannery recruits leaders in a range of industries, focusing primarily on the industrial sector. He has worked with clients, from startups to Fortune Global 500 companies, to place individuals in CEO, COO, CFO, CIO and other senior roles across functions. Internationally, this includes executives for the U.S. subsidiaries of foreign firms and for the overseas subsidiaries of U.S. firms.
Karen Edwards has 25 years’ experience consulting with boards, CEOs and government on a range of strategic matters. She also draws on her own experience serving as a public company director, and as a C-level executive, to help clients build diverse, high-performing leadership teams and boards of directors. Her deep expertise in all areas of finance and banking is also a major asset to our clients.
Steve Nilsen is well regarded for his expertise in marketing and technology. He has an extensive background in global brand building and marketing, highlighted by achievements in the consumer and healthcare and life sciences technology sectors. Having lived and worked in multiple continents, Steve serves his clients with a global perspective.
An accomplished human capital strategist, Carla Palazio has worked with the boards and C-suites of major multinationals in the United States and Latin America her entire career. She possesses a keen understanding of the leadership needs of evolving global companies, and is widely known for her astute ability to evaluate and attract superior talent on behalf of her blue-chip clientele.
Whether advising a multinational or small, privately held firm, Katarina “Kat” Dempsey focuses on providing tailored client service and driving positive change. She is an expert in assessing talent and building teams, and proactive in devising talent solutions that support growth. Kat also has a remarkable ability to adapt the search process to client needs to ensure optimum outcomes.
Priska Urban is an accomplished executive search professional with a successful track record in North America and Europe. A trusted leadership consultant, she has worked with numerous international clients to build US leadership teams. Having worked in France, UK, Mexico and Germany, Priska has a multicultural, multilingual background that enables her to partner effectively with clients worldwide.
Ignacio Isusi is recognized for providing expert guidance to C-level executives and other leaders at the highest organizational levels. His consulting expertise is grounded in proven leadership development principles, yet practical and results-oriented. His specialty in ontological coaching, a methodology focused on behavioral and cultural transformation, for individuals, teams and organizations.