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Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 23rd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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Forward-looking companies use advisory boards to bring fresh perspectives on strategy, economic trends, and specific geographic markets—as well as alerting statutory boards to issues that may not be on their radar.

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Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 22nd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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Heidrick & Struggles is proud to sponsor the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2017.

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A survey of 107 CEOs and directors explores the perception of CEO pay practices among the largest US companies.

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Heidrick & Struggles is proud to sponsor the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2016

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A new era of corporate splits, spins, and separations raises the stakes on making a bad board appointment. Here’s how thoughtful parent companies avoid them when turning one board into two.

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Heidrick & Struggles sponsored the 21st Annual Stanford Directors’ College June 21-23 in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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Few board issues are more sensitive than moving directors out to make room for new directors. How did these two technology companies manage their board transitions — smartly and without rancor? By adopting these principles and practices.

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Imagine that the board of a successful company, facing no apparent crisis, approaches the date of a long-planned CEO succession and finds, to its surprise, that no internal candidate is fully ready to assume the top job.

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Putting substantive mentoring into practice is not easy, nor is it a short-term ad hoc solution. It requires commitment from the board, buy-in and support from the CEO, and careful pairing of board members with rising stars.

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The business world is filled with networks in which individuals benefit from one another. Ironically, however, the two parties within every modern corporation who would benefit most from symbiosis— corporate directors and rising star executives—often don’t take advantage of the opportunity.

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Heidrick & Struggles was among a high-profile group of influential business and government leaders as a sponsor of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2014, which is being held on March 14 at Stanford University. The one-day summit drew more than 450 CEOs, private equity and venture capital investors and senior policy investors.

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