Banks, brokerage firms and hedge funds are expanding investment operations in Asia to take advantage of the biggest opening into China in years. As part of an initiative to open its markets to foreign investors, China plans to connect its Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges over the next month. This will allow foreign investors to trade shares in Shanghai directly, and mainland Chinese investors to trade shares in Hong Kong listed companies.Read More >>
Developing products for consumers below the poverty line poses unique challenges. However, multinational firms in all types of industries, from consumer products to technology, are becoming increasingly interested in targeting these consumers as they expand in developing countries. This is not a matter of simply stripping products down, but of understanding your customers and finding ways to give them what they want at a price they can afford.Read More >>
The unprecedented pace of expansion and change in the Chinese economy has given rise to fresh, creative management thinking. By taking inventive approaches to innovation and product development, Chinese companies are showing remarkable agility in adapting to technological advances and speeding products to market. As two recent papers suggest, western companies would be well advised to pay attention and learn from the Chinese experience.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
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 >>