Sign In

Catherine Van Alstine, Boyden Canada

Catherine Van Alstine


Catherine has two decades of experience in executive search, sales & marketing, and human resources function across a broad range of industries.

Catherine Van Alstine founding partner of Boyden Vancouver, which has become a highly regarded international firm, has two decades of experience in executive search. She is a trusted advisor to many long-term clients, with expertise in all aspects of C-suite recruiting, including CEO, CFO, operations, sales & marketing, and human resources functions across a broad range of industries.

Professional Focus

  • Over 20 years’ experience in executive search
  • Extensive experience in C-suite recruiting: CEO, CFO, operations, sales & marketing, human resources functions
  • Industry expertise spanning manufacturing, distribution, real estate, consumer products and retail, industry associations
  • Specialty working with boards, private equity partners and entrepreneurial business leaders making organizational changes through strategic recruiting
  • Founding partner of Boyden Vancouver; served a three-year term on Boyden’s Canadian Managing Board

Practice Membership

Global Industry Practices

  • Consumer & Retail
  • Industrial
  • Technology

Global Cross-Sector Practices

  • CEO & Board Services

Additional Expertise

  • Financial Services
  • Human Resources

Education & Certifications  

  • Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University

Affiliations & Awards

  • Served as Chair of United Way of the Lower Mainland and Women in Philanthropy; Chair of BC Advisory Board for Breakfast Clubs of Canada; Chair, Board of Arts Umbrella and Vice Chair, YMCA of Greater Vancouver
  • Served for six years on the Board of PavCo, a BC Crown Corporation, as Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee and as Board Chair
  • Recipient of provincial government’s 2013 BC Community Achievement Award
  • 2011 nominee for Vancouver Women of Distinction Award

Recruiter_Directory_Logo Back to Listings>

Link to Source>


Add Review

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Message Recruiter

    Preferred contact method

    %d bloggers like this: