Boyden Global Executive Search Expands in Pacific Northwest

Industry Leader Lynn Ogden Joins Firm's San Francisco Office, Grows Boyden's Cross-Pacific Presence

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PORTLAND, Ore. and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boyden, a global leader in executive search with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries, today announced Lynn Ogden, a highly respected strategic leadership expert, as a new partner in the firm's San Francisco office.

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Ogden, who previously held senior roles with Korn Ferry and Heidrick & Struggles units, joins Boyden's Consumer Practice Group and will be co-based in Portland, Oregon and San Francisco.

With over 25 years of experience in Asia and the US, Ogden brings to Boyden a blend of executive search, leadership assessment, executive coaching and management consulting experience. As a renowned advisor and executive leader, she has experience working with Fortune Global 500 and mid-cap organizations including Avon, Bristol-Myer Squibb, Chanel, Colgate, Disney/BVI, Nike, Omnicom and University of Oregon.

"Lynn is highly regarded among top global multinational companies and we're thrilled she's chosen Boyden as the next step in her career," said Trina Gordon, President and CEO of Boyden World Corporation. "With Lynn's deep understanding of organizational culture and her broad networks in Asia and the US, she will play an integral role in our expansion on the West Coast and across Asia/Pacific."

"Boyden is the right firm for me to leverage my experience with a unique and expanding global offering," said Ogden. "Boyden's partner-owner partnership model will allow me to leverage the firm's robust global team and also work closely with my clients on the details of each engagement and assignment execution."

Most recently, Ogden served as Vice President and Engagement Leader at Senn Delaney, a Heidrick & Struggles company. From 2008 to 2014, she also led Essential Mastery, a sustainable leadership firm focusing on executive recruiting, coaching and leadership assessment, and development in the US and Hong Kong.

Previously, she served nearly two decades at Korn Ferry in Hong Kong in a variety of roles, including Senior Client Partner, Regional Market Leader for the Consumer Practice in Asia/Pacific, and Vice President/Managing Partner of Greater China. She was also a member of Korn Ferry's Asia Pacific Management Committee, Key Accounts Management, Global Promotions Committee and Emerging Markets Committee.

Ogden holds a bachelor's degree in Asian Studies from Wesleyan University and a Master's in Buddhist Studies from the University of Hong Kong. She is conversational in Mandarin and French.

About Boyden World Corporation

Boyden is a global leader in executive search and talent advisory services with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries. Founded in 1946, Boyden specializes in high level executive search, interim management and human capital consulting across a broad spectrum of markets and sectors. For further information, visit

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Lynn Ogden, Partner, Boyden San Francisco

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