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In this podcast episode, Rainer Baumann, managing director for Head Group Digital and Information at Swiss Re, discusses the importance of organizational agility—and the steps to help develop it—to survive in today’s VUCA world.
A survey by Heidrick & Struggles reveals top drivers of disruption in the industry: anticipated threats are top of mind for healthcare and life sciences senior executives.
More than 38% of all independent board seats filled by Fortune 500 companies in 2017 went to women. That’s the largest percentage of new female directors since we began tracking the figure in 2009—yet progress remains slow.
Leaders of accelerating organizations think and act differently. These eight mind-sets distinguish the best from the rest.
Heidrick & Struggles celebrates 19 companies that met the stringent qualifications to be named superaccelerators in 2018. This year’s list is marked by both high turnover and increasing global reach.
The demands of the CHRO role have changed drastically in the past five years. Today, the CHRO has become a next-generation chief transformation officer. What qualities do CHROs need to succeed?
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.
Before pursuing candidates, companies beyond the technology sector must carefully consider their strategy, organizational maturity, and specific needs.
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.
Download our on-demand 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.
Future-proofing business success involves maximizing the benefits of creative destruction and addressing five key challenges.
Four senior leaders share their insights and experiences on work—and life—after moving on from their high-profile roles.
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.
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.
CHROs who work well with their CEOs have a lasting impact on the business.
Executives who view small changes in isolation risk missing their much larger potential for global impact.
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.
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.
The view from the C-suite still looks nothing like the diverse world outside, so how can leaders address this?
Cyber risks threaten companies across industries. Businesses must empower chief information security officers to identify and, more important, combat these risks.