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Heidrick & Struggles’ Journey to the Top leadership forum in Shanghai, China, brought together female leaders from major international life sciences companies to explore the path to leadership for aspiring women.

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In this podcast episode, Andy Palmer, chief executive officer of Aston Martin, discusses how the automotive company has consistently overcome the disruptive market by supporting a culture that encourages innovation.

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Join our upcoming webinar to hear a live case study on how Merck, a leading healthcare and life science company, strengthened their leadership pipeline and developed an agile team of high-performing executives.

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Future-proofing business success involves maximizing the benefits of creative destruction and addressing five key challenges.

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Four senior leaders share their insights and experiences on work—and life—after moving on from their high-profile roles.

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Before pursuing candidates, companies beyond the technology sector must carefully consider their strategy, organizational maturity, and specific needs.

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Interviews with more than 50 Australian investors provide a candid view of investors’ perceived gaps in board performance as well as a template for how boards can improve.

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For directors, an understanding of leadership styles can enrich judgments and discussions about CEO performance, CEO candidates, and the kind of leadership needed in specific business situations.

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CHROs who work well with their CEOs have a lasting impact on the business.

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Executives who view small changes in isolation risk missing their much larger potential for global impact.

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In this podcast episode, NiQ Lai, chief operating officer of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), discusses how striking the right balance between fulfilling the company’s purpose and achieving bottom-line results led to the company’s expeditious growth.

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Heidrick & Struggles expands our annual analysis of incoming board directors to Europe, tracking industry experience and diversity in gender and nationality in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

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The view from the C-suite still looks nothing like the diverse world outside, so how can leaders address this?

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Cyber risks threaten companies across industries. Businesses must empower chief information security officers to identify and, more important, combat these risks.

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The first step on the path to organizational change may be as simple as asking, “Why do we do it that way?”

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Insurance companies are underestimating the scope and pace of digital disruption in their industry. Finding the right digital talent and capabilities will be key to meeting customer expectations and capturing the full value of digital.

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In this podcast, Steven Overman, chief marketing officer at Kodak, discusses the challenges posed by disruption and how best to confront them.

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A series of panel discussions at Stanford suggest that the sources of instability are multiplying for both companies and countries. Success will require a sharper focus on the development of human capital—and the concerted application of technology to solve complex problems.

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The blockbuster film excels at depicting women of color in positions of authority, presenting a welcome new narrative of representation and empowerment still lacking in many corporations. By addressing some key issues at play, hiring managers can help to effect change.

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In our latest podcast, Peter Weckesser, digital transformation officer for Airbus Defence and Space, discusses how the firm is navigating continuous disruption.

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