Fuente: www.consultant-news.com Fecha: 20.01.2011
PwC names new US Advisory Services People and Change practice head
PwC US announced that Ed Boswell has joined the firm as leader of the US Advisory People and Change practice. In this role, Boswell will be responsible for leading a team of practitioners helping clients deal with critical human resource issues such as leadership development, succession planning, talent management, organizational design, change management and HR Transformation. He will be based in PwC's Boston office.
"Ed Boswell brings years of experience in human capital consulting services to his new leadership role and we welcome him to our US Advisory practice," said Dana Mcilwain, US Advisory Leader. "Our clients are focused on positioning themselves for steady growth as the market continues to recover, and attracting and retaining talent is a key priority for their success. Ed's leadership skills and strategic insight into human capital management issues will bring significant value to our clients and to our People and Change professionals."
Previously, Boswell served as president and chief executive officer of Forum Consulting where he advised senior executive teams involved in major organizational transformation initiatives. Prior to joining Forum in 1989, Boswell led sales and service teams and also served as an organizational consultant for Human Systems.
Boswell is a recognized leader in the field of performance improvement and is a frequent speaker on issues relating to leadership and organizational performance. He is co-author of Strategic Speed: Mobilize People, Accelerate Execution (Harvard Business Press, June 2010).
Boswell earned a Bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, he earned a Master's degree and a Ph.D. in psychology, as well as The Wharton School Certificate in Business Administration, all from the University of Pennsylvania. He has also received a President's Award from DuPont Mexico.