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High-value companies have boards that are aligned with the organization’s strategy and help accelerate performance.
CEOs and other senior executives need to learn new skills — and in some cases, new mind-sets — to thrive as leaders in a hyperconnected world.
Heidrick & Struggles’ Bonnie Gwin explains what boards should and shouldn’t focus on in crisis and examines recent trends in board composition on the MPW panel “The board’s role in leading through crisis.”
Boards that routinely evaluate their capabilities with strategic goals in mind and establish a diverse pipeline of potential directors will be best positioned to help their organizations reset for resilience and thrive in the long term.
What board members should keep in mind now to prepare their companies for the post-crisis world.
There are three trends emerging as boards prepare for a future following the COVID-19 crisis.
CEO succession should be an ongoing part of boards’ work—but boards also need to understand how considerations shift as change gets closer.
When boards are faced with the crucial decision of selecting the next CEO, those that have started early and follow a rigorous process will have the best chance of finding the right leader.
Heidrick & Struggles is once again a proud Premiere Partner of the 2019 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 21-23, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
Despite recent progress, the position of board chair is still rarely held by women. We spoke with a number of current and former female chairs at large companies around the world on their experience getting the top job and how to thrive in the role.
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.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, leaders should consider taking these simple steps to champion change and promote gender parity in their organizations.
Heidrick & Struggles is once again a proud Gold Sponsor of the 2017 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 9-11, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
Heidrick & Struggles is proud to participate for the 10th year as a strategic partner of The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. The theme of this year’s Annual Meeting, “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”, aligns with our purpose: We Help Our Clients Change The World, One Leadership Team at a Time.
Heidrick & Struggles was once again a proud gold sponsor of the 2016 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 17-19, 2016 in Laguna Niguel, CA.
Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 22nd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.
If you are considering joining a board, proceed with caution and do your research to make sure it is the right fit before you begin the interview process.
Heidrick & Struggles was a proud gold sponsor of the 2015 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 12-14 in Washington, D.C.
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.