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Lou Von Thaer, president and CEO of Battelle, a global research and development organization, shares his experiences driving a restructuring and complete organizational cultural transformation, focusing on trust, transparency, and accountability.
Jerry Liu, president of Cargill China, shares his thoughts on the evolving role of the CEO in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the biggest challenges leaders will face in the coming years.
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.
As the role of the food and agribusiness CEO in Australia and New Zealand evolves and grows more complex, early succession planning is critical in finding the next generation of leaders for the sector.
In this podcast, Joerg Hofmann, CEO of LEVC, discusses the transformation of the traditional automotive company into a competitor in the global e-mobility market segment.
Gilles Andrier, CEO of the world's largest company in flavor and fragrance, discusses purpose-driven leadership in the chemicals industry.
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.
In our latest Route to the Top, Heidrick & Struggles’ annual demographic study of chief executives, we examined how COVID-19 has—and hasn’t—changed what companies are looking for in CEOs.
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.
John Wood, vice chairman at Heidrick & Struggles, speaks with Stephen Sadove, a non-executive chairman at Aramark and the former chairman and CEO of Saks, about the benefits and conducting the CEO-hiring process virtually.
A survey of industry leaders in Europe highlights their biggest challenges as they deal with the unprecedented change accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
We present insights from current leaders on the most important leadership traits as retail resets.
Samuel Wu, president of Whirlpool Asia, shares his thoughts on the evolving role of the CEO to meet rising expectations and challenges and the four foundation pillars in succession planning.
Though qualitatively different from in-person meetings, a virtually conducted interview process is equally valuable to those making senior-level hiring decisions.
Andrew Harding, managing director and CEO of Aurizon, shares his thoughts on current challenges CEOs are facing and his approach to succession planning.
During the COVID-19 crisis, leaders are having to make decisions that involve paradoxes: choosing between seemingly self-contradictory goals. Those who reframe their thinking about such decisions will make better ones.
The real competition in the energy industry in the years ahead will be for a new kind of leadership.
The COVID-19 crisis will force many companies into some form of restructuring. Keeping a few purpose-focused principles in mind can help boards and leadership teams emerge with more agile, innovative, and resilient organizations.
Companies that are agile have a better chance of not just surviving but thriving during the COVID-19 crisis.