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Tshilidzi Marwala, professor, vice chancellor, and principal of the University of Johannesburg and non-executive director at Nedbank, discusses his changing view of leadership.

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Institutions seeking to hire executives in digital assets will find it challenging due to the small talent pool made up of those who seek different incentives than more traditional potential hires.

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The boards of companies that are going public through SPACs typically need to reshape themselves quickly. Considering new requirements in advance will help them position themselves for successful transactions.

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Rethinking the focus and structure of the chief product officer role will help asset management firms better connect with customers, innovate more effectively, and operate more nimbly.

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Stephen Spencer discusses the differences between this recession and the previous one, how the CLO market has changed the corporate restructuring dynamic, and his advice for negotiation in times of extreme stress.

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Chief risk officers in financial services need to be far more than financial risk experts today. Firms need to fundamentally change how they develop risk executives to ensure they will have the leaders they need.

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Alan Holtz, managing director of the turnaround and restructuring practice at AlixPartners, discusses the role of the chief restructuring officer and the operational challenges he’s been working on through the pandemic.

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As they develop from investment vehicle to operator, SPACs face three distinct leadership challenges. They will benefit from planning in advance for each.

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Heidrick & Struggles' eighth annual survey includes a review of major hiring trends, an in-depth look into the structure of 2020 compensation packages, and a spotlight on trends in Italy.

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Financial services firms have faced unprecedented challenges in recent months to sustain operational excellence. Those with a strong culture of excellence—based on purpose, agility, and simplicity—have fared the best.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ annual survey of investment professionals in the Asia Pacific region explores recent compensation data and trends across private capital.

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According to a recent Heidrick & Struggles survey, one group of CFOs stands out as more optimistic about the future—and somewhat more often already have the leadership skills they need to sustain resilience.

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Brett Tejpaul, head of institutional sales at digital currency exchange company Coinbase, talks about what’s happening in the cryptocurrency sector and how he sees it evolving in the next few years.

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Though the role of CEO increasingly requires an additive set of skills and experiences that includes digital, sustainability, and purpose-driven leadership, the current talent pool for future banking CEOs is still predominantly made up of those with more traditional skill sets.

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Rick Chesley of law firm DLA Piper discusses the differences between this restructuring cycle and past ones as well as what may happen in terms of restructuring activity within the next 6 to 12 months.

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Our first report on compensation trends for chief financial officers explores data from private equity professionals in North America and Europe on both organizational structure and compensation for this increasingly critical role.

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Heidrick & Struggles' annual survey of investment professionals in North America explores recent compensation data and trends across private equity.

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A roundtable discussion with chief operating officers identified four key challenges for global markets firms adjusting to a new normal—and some strategies COOs are using to meet them.

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A survey of industry leaders in Europe highlights their biggest challenges as they deal with the unprecedented change accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mike Selfridge, chief banking officer at First Republic Bank, talks about organizational simplicity as the key for its growth and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way it looks at simplicity.

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