Boyden Strengthens Industrial Practice With Senior UK Appointments
Boyden, a global executive search firm with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries, announced that Andrew Mann and James Twiston-Davies have joined Boyden UK as Partners in its Industrial Practice.
“I’m very pleased that Andrew and James have joined Boyden to strengthen our executive search business”, said John Ellis, a Boyden Board Member and Managing Partner of Boyden UK. “The industrial practice area is critical to our continued success and has been, and will continue to be, our largest practice. Both Andrew and James are highly regarded in their space with excellent records in supporting clients through periods of change. I am excited to have them join the team and look forward to working with them.”
Previously, Mr. Mann led the EMEA and Americas regions for a boutique search firm focused on the natural resources and primary industries sectors. In his eight years in this role, he worked for large and small clients within the UK and globally at the board and senior management levels across a range of functions, from technical through operations, commercial, contracts and procurement, and HSSE.
Prior to his search career, Mr Mann worked in industry as a senior executive. “Boyden is well known for its industrial practice, and joining Boyden UK gives me an excellent platform from which to serve my clients both here and internationally by working with colleagues from Boyden’s international office network”, said Mr Mann.
James Twiston-Davies joins Boyden from the London office of another leading global search firm, where he was responsible for C-suite, senior executive and non-executive searches across the global industrial, energy and natural resources sectors. Throughout his career he has developed a reputation in executive search and talent management across regional and global activities in energy & infrastructure, process industries, construction, manufacturing, capital equipment, support services and private equity.
Mr Twiston-Davies also works with public, private equity and family-owned companies in the UK and internationally to recruit general management and leadership appointments, including commercial, operations and corporate functions.
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