In the first half of 2014 Europe's 30 largest banks, including Deutsche Bank, Bank of Ireland and Spain’s Santander, moved tentatively back into growth mode following the financial crisis, adding €530 million ($685 million) in assets. The growth has come largely from lending money and making deals, while profitability remains below target. Loan losses continue to be a problem across the board; hence many euro zone businesses are still unable to obtain loans.Read More >>
Boyden announced that David Jensen has joined Boyden UK as a Partner in its Interim Management practice.Read More >>
The IPO of Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is expected to raise over $20 billion, making it one of the biggest IPOs ever and valuing the company at more than $150 billion. Alibaba dominates online shopping in China, the world’s biggest e-commerce market. It is also profitable, with revenues rising 46% in the second quarter. But the competitive landscape is shifting, as other players in the e-commerce space begin to pool their strengths.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.
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 >>
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.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 >>