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Canny, Bowen Inc. - New York

David Peasback

david peasback

  • Office: Canny, Bowen Inc. - New York
  • Location: New York (NY), United States
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President and Chief Executive Officer, joined Canny, Bowen in 1988 after having spent fifteen years at Heidrick and Struggles, the last four of which as President and Chief Executive Officer of the firm and Manager of its New York office.

Prior to joining Heidrick and Struggles, the largest executive search firm in the world, David was an Associate at the preeminent Washington, D.C. law firm of Covington & Burling. Before that he worked for Procter & Gamble and served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps for two years.

David has been listed among the top executive recruiters in the United States in numerous publications, including all three editions of John Sibbald’s The Career Makers, published by Harper & Row.

David holds a B.A. degree from Colgate University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia where he was a member of the Law Review and Order of the Coif.

Contact Canny, Bowen Inc.

Established in 1954, Canny, Bowen is widely known as the preeminent boutique executive search firm in the United States. For over 60 years, we have specialized in one thing: recruiting the very best senior level executive and legal talent, with no ancillary services to distract us.

Canny, Bowen is committed to remaining privately held and modest in size to avoid the restrictions found in global search firms which prevent a thorough search because of “off limits” problems and other conflicts of interest.

Canny, Bowen’s clients know that a seasoned Partner is involved in their assignment from start to finish. Each Partner is hands-on in every aspect of each assignment: client care, research, candidate identification and assessment, client presentations, and placement/closure issues.

Over 80% of our searches come from repeat business from clients which include such well respected companies as: General Electric, Pfizer, Balfour Beatty, Colfax, Danaher, The Hartford, IBM, International Paper, Lenovo, and Royal Dutch Shell.

Canny, Bowen also has an active practice recruiting for the portfolio companies of private equity firms as well as middle market companies and early stage privately held companies.

400 Madison Avenue, Suite 11-D New York 
+1 (212) 949-6611