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Kieran Behan

Group Managing Director - US

  • Based in New York, Kieran is the Group Managing Director for Phaidon International’s US businesses and is responsible for the continued growth of all aspects of Phaidon Internationals US operations. Since stepping into the role in 2016, the business has grown from two to six office locations, increased its headcount four-fold, and been ranked each year as one of the staffing industries top 10 fastest growing companies.

    Kieran joined Phaidon International in 2005 as a recent graduate. He initially helped grow and develop the front office banking and finance division of Selby Jennings. Following this, he undertook the challenge of identifying and launching Phaidon International's overseas operations. Kieran and his team launched offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Zurich, New York and San Francisco within a short span of four years. In 2016, he relocated to New York to oversee the continued expansion of the US business.

    Kieran holds a BSc in Business Administration from Cardiff University and has completed management programs at the LSE and Hult Business School. Kieran is based in New York with his wife, son and dog. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Kieran loves to travel across the USA and the world with his family.

    "'Reality is created by the mind, we can change our reality by changing our mind. - Plato.' Mindset is such a huge part of what we do. This quote rings true in how we approach the challenges we face in this role, both in ourselves and on behalf of our clients and candidates”.