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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.
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.
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.
Heidrick & Struggles is among a high-profile group of business sponsors of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2018.
In the latest Shakespeare event series, senior leaders draw insights from the Elizabethan age by looking at the role leaders play in determining company culture.
Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 23rd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.
In this annual report, CEOs in the UK hospitality industry discuss their concerns following last year’s EU referendum.
Subject matter experts, including Heidrick & Struggles vice chairman Ted Dysart, discussed the right mix of knowledge and insight for executives at the NACD Leading Minds of Governance–East forum.
Heidrick & Struggles recently held leadership events in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Singapore for our senior clients, including CEOs and chairmen, to explore modern lessons from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.
A survey of more than 100 board members and senior managers under age 50 underscores the ways that digitization and other trends are changing the face of German business.
Patrice Merrin, a non-executive director on the board of Glencore, discusses various elements of board leadership and diversity on Heidrick & Struggles' LeadershipTV®.
Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 22nd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.
Chief executives in the UK hospitality industry discuss their concerns around the economy, consumer confidence, and the upcoming EU referendum.
A wave of bankruptcies looms in the US natural-resources sector. For the unfortunate companies that succumb, restructuring begins with a new slate of directors. The most successful of these will embody seven characteristics.
Despite Fortune 500 boards filling a record number of seats with independent directors in 2015, diversity among new directors stalled. Learn more about trends in board composition in the 2016 Heidrick & Struggles Board Monitor.
By studying clear and concise board reports, companies can learn to communicate a more complete picture of their business, thereby differentiating themselves in the market.
Heidrick & Struggles is proud to sponsor the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2017.
Heidrick & Struggles is proud to sponsor the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2016
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp. is taking steps to improve board governance among listed companies.