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  • The possible future of corporate governance

    The corporate board is a capitalist institution that has changed little in the past century, despite frequent failures and deep-rooted flaws – brought into sharp relief by the global financial crisis. Some changes have been made, including legislation for greater diversity and transparency. But as a paper in the Stanford Law Review posits, the basic problems remain intact. The authors propose a more radical change: outsourcing corporate governance to Board Service Providers.

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  • Activist fight will complicate search for new Darden chief

    An activist investor's efforts to wrest control of embattled Darden Restaurants will make the search for a new CEO even more difficult, industry analysts say.

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  • Amazon poised to shake up mobile payments industry

    As traditional point-of-sale (POS) systems used to accept credit card payments at brick-and-mortar businesses increasingly fall by the wayside, the mobile payments industry is undergoing rapid change and growth, helped along by the explosion in mobile devices. In the US, major players such as eBay and Google have gained a foothold. Now, with Amazon launching its new mobile POS system, Local Register, the competition could reach a boiling point.

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Meet Boyden Canada

In order to meet the demands of Canada’s robust market for talent, Boyden has launched a major expansion here. With 90 partners and staff in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, Boyden Canada is now one of the country’s leading and largest executive search firms.

Having expanded offices in Toronto and Calgary as well as new offices in Ottawa and Vancouver, the new Boyden Canada consists of a dynamic team of experienced search professionals. Collectively, we cover all of Canada’s key industrial sectors and understand the unique challenges these industries face as well as the local standards that define them.

Internationally, Boyden gives clients access to a sophisticated network of more than 70 offices in 40 countries, including 13 major US cities. The offices are linked by leading-edge technology, and the entire firm is built around a focus on practice specialties and global collaboration.

Boyden’s success as an integrated, multicultural executive search firm is born out of our unique decentralised structure. We are distinct in our industry, in that no single national culture dominates our firm. Our clients engage directly with the local search experts who can serve them most effectively, while benefitting from the strengths of our entire global organisation.

Find out more about Boyden’s expanded Canadian presence.

Knowledge & Thought Leadership

  • Media File
    A Discussion with the Institute of Directors’ Roger Barker

    Dr Roger Barker, Director of Corporate Governance and Professional Standards at the Institute of Directors in the UK, discusses corporate culture, the education of non-executive directors, increasing the number of women on boards, and best approaches to talent acquisition.

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  • Media File
    A Discussion with Novartis’ Ranjit Shahani

    Ranjit Shahani, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Novartis India discusses India’s future as a global pharmaceutical innovation centre, balancing profit and social responsibility, building an innovation culture, society’s stake in patents and curbing the fake drugs industry, lessons from Jack Welch on investing in people, and effective walls between business and personal life.

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