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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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Frank Mastiaux discusses what it has been like to join a board when all the meetings have been held remotely and the differences between the one-tier board model in France and the two-tier model in Germany.

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Boards can help their companies blend profit and purpose seamlessly into their strategies by focusing first on their own purpose, composition, and processes.

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Johanna Lamminen discusses the benefits and challenges of having a non-executive director role in a different industry than her executive role and how COVID-19 impacted her leadership priorities.

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Duncan Penny discusses the benefits and challenges of his first non-executive director role and offers some advice for executives as they join a board, particularly one in a different industry.

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In this podcast, Steve Foots, CEO of Croda, discusses how the company integrated a purpose-led approach into its strategy and how it is driving growth by focusing on innovation while also embracing sustainability.

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The next decade’s competition in the petroleum industry will be for leaders: those who are able to develop a new humility building their capabilities to think like activists internally, relate like diplomats externally, and serve as effective advocates.

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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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Johannes Bussmann, CEO of Lufthansa Technik, discusses the importance of shaping a digital transformation in the wake of COVID-19 and how boards can help CEOs.

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Carsten Hellmann, the CEO of global pharmaceutical company ALK and non-executive director of healthcare technology company Coloplast, discusses the ways his role as a non-executive director has benefitted his job as CEO.

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To make a social sector CEO search successful, boards and leaders should work to align their purpose with their employees, balancing employee perspectives with the financial, legal, and governance needs of the organization.

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James Riley, group CEO of Mandarin Oriental Hotels, shares his thoughts on the role of the leader in times of crisis and how boards can help their CEOs and their executive teams be more effective.

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As boards add new directors, they are increasingly struggling to find the right balance among their current structures and maintaining a healthy board culture. The right first step is assessing whether the basic structure is still fit for purpose.

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Maggie Wilderotter, chair of the board of directors of DocuSign and former CEO of Frontier Communications, discusses her experiences building diversity at Frontier and how it helped the company as a whole perform better.

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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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Maggie Wilderotter, chair of the board of directors of DocuSign and former CEO of Frontier Communications, explains the ways in which women add value to boards.

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Maggie Wilderotter, chair of the board of directors of DocuSign and former CEO of Frontier Communications, discusses the role of women on technology company boards.

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In this podcast, Andreas Feiner, CEO of Arabesque S-Ray, and Philipp Rösler, Arabesque advisor and former Vice Chancellor of Germany, discuss how a sustainable business model reflects positively on economic outcomes and demonstrates responsibility for the environment, society, and the next generation.

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Board seats filled in 2019 at ASX 200 and NZX 10 companies show continued progress on gender diversity, less focus on digital or prior board experience, and more focus on financial risk and compliance experience.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ Jenni Hibbert explains the differences between European and American corporate governance and what executives should consider before joining a board, as well as examines recent trends in European board composition, on the MPW panel “How good boards operate.”

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