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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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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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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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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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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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Leaders of financial services firms can maintain, and even build on, the level of simplicity that surviving the COVID-19 pandemic forced many to achieve.

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In this podcast, Philip Wenger, chairman and CEO at Fulton Financial, discusses the company’s cultural transformation journey and how its culture is helping it continue to serve its employees and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ inaugural survey of alternative asset management marketing and investor relations professionals in North America explores recent compensation data and trends across private equity, hedge funds, and real estate.

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The CPO role is gaining traction in the tech and fintech industries. What should companies consider when appointing one?

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A recent discussion event generated insights from female and male executives on building and sustaining a career in the sector.

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In this podcast, Lloyd Pitchford, CFO of Experian, discusses how digital disruption is changing the role of finance and shares his advice on how companies can help ensure long-term success.

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When preparing for volatility, private equity firms should not forget to assess whether their portfolio company leadership teams have the right capabilities to weather the storm.

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