Christopher John Clarke
Company Info: Boyden World
Web site: www.boyden.com
Address: 50 Broadway, Hawthorne, N.Y., 10532
Advice: Focus on and balance what is good for stockholders, clients, and the talented people in your organization and do what is right for them. Your rewards will follow.
Qualities sought in emerging leaders: Drive and ambition, integrity, empathy, intellect, self-awareness
Sector specialization: Executive search
Job function specialization: Board effectiveness, executive search
Geographical Focus: Global
Companies I often recruit for: Boyden World
Favorite historical figure: The Duke of Wellington
Education: Univ. of Essex (U.K.), BA (honors), Economics, 1970; Univ. of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (U.K.) MSc 1972
Employment history: Boyden World, President and CEO, 2000 to present; A.T. Kearney, Managing Director, Southeast Asia, 1991-99; Wallace Smith Trust, Managing Director, Strategic Finance & Planning, 1984-91; A.T. Kearney, VP, 1978-84
Other interests: Freeman of the City of London, Member of the Royal Society for Scottish Country Dancing, Member of the Connecticut Mycological Society, Past Chairman of the Strategic Planning Society (U.K.)
Professional/Membership Affiliations: Visiting Professor, Henley Management College; Fellow, Chartered Institute of Marketing; Worshipful Company of Marketers; International Assn. of Corporate & Professional Recruiters
Experience in executive search consulting: years
High Profile Placement:
Other paths I might have pursued: CEO of another business
The global business trend that will most influence corporate performance in the future: The rise of China and India. They have one-third of the world’s population and are growing to dominance in the world economy over the next 50 years.
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