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  • Consumer & Retail Practice: Luxury Retail Trends in Emerging Markets

    This paper focuses on luxury retail – a specialty area within Boyden’s global consumer & retail practice. We explore fast-growth markets in the Middle East and Asia and the senior executives who will be most successful in achieving strong growth projections. We explore changing demographics in the global consumer population, growth hot spots, and what clients need to know about acquiring high performers through retained executive search.

  • Japanese electronics firms overdue for a reboot

    Japan’s once-mighty electronics firms have suffered precipitous losses in global market share in the past decade, due largely to an inability to compete in key categories of consumer electronics, most notably smartphones. Outpaced by foreign as well as local rivals, former titans such as Sony, Hitachi, Panasonic and Sharp are starting to reckon with the fact that in order to survive in an industry which has rapidly evolved, they will need to adapt.

  • Europe launches initiative to fund bio-based industries

    The EU and Bio-Based Industries Consortium recently announced a €3.7-billion Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in a far-ranging effort to grow bio-based industries, an emerging sector of Europe’s bio-economy. More than 70 European companies in the biotech, chemical, energy, agro-food and pulp and paper sectors are part of the initiative, which will initially focus mainly on bio-based products and fuels sourced locally and “Made in Europe”.


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 Visa’s Chris Clark

    As Group Executive for Asia-Pacific at Visa, Chris Clark provides operational leadership for Visa’s businesses across the region. In this interview Clark discusses effectively leading in the multicultural Asia-Pacific region, digital commerce trends, his “Australian” style of managing people, and the importance of personal engagement in leadership.

  • Media File
    Executive Monitor: Energy, Mining & Industrials

    The energy, mining, industrials and manufacturing sectors currently stand at a crossroads. Impacted greatly by resource supply and demand and aging workforces, companies must transform their practices, innovating to succeed. Going forward, there is a critical need for agile leadership that possesses both overall operational expertise and sector-specific skills. Companies have already started to bring in new management as they face the challenges of a changing industry, a trend expected to continue in the near to long term.


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