With demand for electricity in steady decline, the US power industry is coming to a crossroads. In 2013 Americans used 2% less electricity than in 2007, and according to the Energy Information Administration, demand is projected to grow by less than 1% a year through 2040. Meanwhile homes with plug-in cars are using 58% more electricity. If providers partnered with plug-in electric carmakers, some analysts say, the industry could reinvent itself and rebound.Read More >>
Ivan Glasenberg, Chief Executive of Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore, recently went public with his intention to build the world’s biggest mining conglomerate, having approached London-based Rio Tinto, the world’s second-largest mining company, about a merger back in July. With a combined market value of some $160 billion, the combined companies would create a formidable enterprise, equal to BHP Billiton, the world’s largest mining company.Read More >>
Since becoming Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard in 2011, Meg Whitman has struggled to reinvigorate the company credited with putting Silicon Valley on the map. As recently as last year, she rejected proposals to spin off the PC business. HP’s new plan to split the company in two marks a reversal, which will create two of America’s biggest companies: a personal computer and printer business, and an enterprise hardware and service operation.Read More >>
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.
Innovation in Business & Technology
The consumer is changing, quickly. Successful, adaptive companies, like The Walt Disney Company, are constantly evolving the consumer experience to benefit from this new reality.
Boyden will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday, January 28th at 2:00PM EST with Disney’s Allen Fazio, Vice President Business Technology Strategic Planning - Themeparks & Resorts. He will share the technology innovation principles for the CEO, CIO, and CMO that Disney has implemented based on their relentless consumer focus.Read more
As the world rebounds from the financial crisis, the consumer and retail industry has been a point of focus. Consumer spending is on the rise in many countries, and the middle class has expanded in emerging markets. As more retailers use technology, omni-channel retailing has taken hold. Through it all, the luxury segment has thrived.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
Boyden significantly expands its strategic presence in Canada with the addition of Odgers Berndtson offices in Vancouver and Ottawa and expanded operations in Toronto.Read More >>