John Gude – Managing Partner/Chicago, Boyden Global Executive Search

Based in Chicago, John is a partner at Boyden, and he offers 30 years of experience as an executive search consultant. John maintains a dual-specialization, serving in both the Global Industrial and Global Consumer Groups. With his depth of expertise in both domestic and international engagements, he brings significant added value to organizations in the execution of their talent and resourcing strategies across virtually all functional areas.

John has extensive experience in working with global multi-nationals, diversified conglomerates and emerging organizations, supporting them in their critical search requirements in general management and functional areas. He is noted for his quality of delivery, his broad range and depth of experience.

Prior to his career in executive search management, John served as General Manager in Chicago for Bozell, Jacobs, Kenyon and Eckhardt, the advertising and public relations firm. He had previously held similar positions in New York and London.

John is a graduate of Indiana University and he holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

Industry Practices – Global Industrial, Global Consumer

Functional Expertise – Chief Operating Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Marketing / Sales Executive, Chief Human Resources Officer