Boyden Elects New Directors to Global Board to Support Expansion

MONTREAL and NEW YORK, June 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boyden, a premier global talent and leadership advisory firm with more than 65 offices in over 40 countries, today announced the addition of two new members to its Global Board, elected at Boyden’s annual partners meeting in Montreal.

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Ken Werker, Managing Partner in Boyden Canada and Global Leader of Boyden’s Social Impact Practice was elected as a new board member. In addition, Kenneth Vinther Mortensen, Managing Partner in Denmark was also elected and will serve as the firm’s EMEA Regional Director.

“Ken and Kenneth are great additions to Boyden’s Board. They will play a key role in helping guide our firm's continuing strong growth following our recent expansion across the Americas, Asia/Pacific and EMEA ,” said Jörg Kasten, Chairman of Boyden and Managing Partner, Boyden Germany. “Organizations today are rapidly transforming and technology is impacting markets at faster rates; and thus our board reflects the expertise of our clients’ rapidly evolving needs in leadership and human capital management.”

Ken Werker, Board Member: As a global practice leader and Managing Partner, Werker leads C-level and board searches throughout the public and private sectors, with an emphasis in Boyden’s Social Impact and Healthcare & Life Sciences Practices. He holds a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.

Kenneth Vinther Mortensen, EMEA Director and Board Member: Mortensen, with more than 20 years in executive search, leads board and executive management level assignments for local and international searches across the Nordics, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America in financial services, industrial, fintech and other sectors. In addition, he has led more than 30 assignments for private equity-owned or backed companies in the last two years.

Last month, Forbes ranked Boyden eighth among 250 organizations on its new list of America's Best Executive Recruiting Firms.

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