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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.

Greg Gabel

greg gabel

  • Office: Canny, Bowen Inc. - New York
  • Location: New York (NY), United States
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  • Fields: Construction & Real Estate, Consumer Goods, Energy, Utilities & Mining, Industrial & Automotive


Greg Gabel, Managing Director, joined Canny, Bowen in 1991, initially as Vice President and Director of Research. Prior to joining Canny, Bowen, he was an Associate in the New York office of Heidrick and Struggles for four years.

A true generalist, Greg has worked in a broad range of functions and industries and has a track record of successfully recruiting senior-level talent across different industries. Functionally, he has particular expertise in general management, finance, legal/compliance, strategy/corporate development and marketing & sales as well as in recruiting members of the Board of Directors for large and midcap public companies. His industry expertise includes engineering & construction, specialty chemicals, building products, medical devices, consumer products, financial services, and high technology. Greg has extensive experience working with medium technology diversified industrial companies as well as with private equity firms and their portfolio companies.

Greg graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in 1986 and received a Master’s Degree from Columbia University in 1989.

Anurag Shourie

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As a highly experienced executive search consultant, Anurag is an integral part of the Davies Park leadership team. A strategic thinker, he has been keenly involved in Davies Park’s growth since 2001 and has recruited entire executive teams for multiple client organizations. He has also worked closely with numerous boards of directors from government, industry, and the not-for-profit sector to identify and recruit key board members. In 1994, Anurag entered the field of human resources and management consulting, and his experience includes executive recruiting, career counseling, and coaching.

He is highly knowledgeable in contract development and alternate compensation strategies, and has consulted in the area of change management.

Anurag obtained his Master’s degree from the University of Alberta plus formal training in recruitment and hiring from Simon Fraser University. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a Certified Human Resources Professional.