UPDATED ON: Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Tanya van Biesen,
From The Globe and Mail
Spencer Stuart is pleased to announce that Tanya van Biesen has joined the Toronto office to co-lead the firmís Canadian Financial Services practice. In this capacity, she is also a member of the firmís North American Financial Services practice. Ms. van Biesen comes to Spencer Stuart with over nine years of experience from a respected global executive search firm where she worked extensively with asset management firms, banks and insurance companies in both Canada and the United States. During that time she also led many successful searches in the consumer goods and services industries.
Ms. van Biesen began her career at Procter & Gamble. Working in both Toronto and Calgary, she held positions of increasing responsibility in sales management culminating in a national role where she was responsible for several key product categories with some of the companyís largest retail customers.
Ms. van Biesen graduated first in her class from the MBA program at the University of Torontoís Rotman School of Management and was nominated for the Governor Generalís Award. She received her Bachelor of Commerce degree, with distinction, from Queenís University and speaks English, French and Dutch.
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