Peter A. Kindler

Vice-chairman, Boardroom Consultants

Company Info: Boardroom Consultants

Web site:

Address: 530 Fifth Ave., Suite 2100, New York, N.Y. 10036

Phone: 212-328-0440


Advice: Listen!

Qualities sought in emerging leaders: Superb business judgment, understanding of risk relationship/opportunity, self-confidence, inner security

Sector specialization: Banking, insurance, health care, manufacturing, service industry

Job function specialization: Board directors, CFOs, CIOs

Geographical Focus: Global

Companies I often recruit for: United Technologies; Citigroup; Deutsche Bank; Quest Diagnostics; Wyeth

Favorite historical figure: Alexander Hamilton

Education: Brown Univ., BA 1960; Wharton Graduate Business School, Graduate Studies

Languages: English

Employment history: Boardroom Consultants/Kenny Kindler, Partner/Vice-Chairman, 1982 to present; Russell Reynolds, Assoc. VP and Principal, 1973-82; Clark, Dodge, VP, 1967-73; Manufacturers Hanover Trust, 1963-67

Other interests: Cattle breeding, skiing, hiking

Professional/Membership Affiliations: AESC; Board, Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks; Board, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Experience in executive search consulting: 34 years

High Profile Placement: Board Directors, United Technologies, 2001 to present

Other paths I might have pursued: Investing

The global business trend that will most influence corporate performance in the future: Commodity prices.