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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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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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Mark A. Gabriel, CEO and administrator of the Western Area Power Administration, discusses the importance of leadership and culture as critical levers of business performance.

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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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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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The CEO of Jack in the Box shares his experiences stepping into his new role remotely and discusses the aspects of company culture that have enabled resilience.

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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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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.

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Gilles Andrier, CEO of the world's largest company in flavor and fragrance, discusses purpose-driven leadership in the chemicals industry.

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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.

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Many boards of US nonprofit healthcare systems have held onto governance policies that most corporate boards abandoned long ago. Now, they are in urgent need of change if they are to continue to serve their communities effectively.

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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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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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The retail industry’s ongoing transformation and new challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis highlight the need for US boards and CEOs to examine how they communicate to stakeholders, plan, and assess leadership in an emergency.

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Christopher Baldwin, executive chairman and former CEO of BJ’s Wholesale Club, talks about how the success of the CEO role will be increasingly dependent on the ability to manage the company's stakeholders.

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Liv Garfield, CEO of Severn Trent, shares her thoughts on the challenges she has faced and lessons learned and how she sees the CEO role evolving.

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In this podcast, Paul Markovich and Mary O’Hara, CEO and CHRO, respectively, of Blue Shield of California, discuss how leading with integrity and authenticity are keys to inspiring a workforce to make a difference in helping to transform the healthcare system.

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The role of the CEO is changing, and so are the skills and competencies being sought, according to our findings on newly appointed CEOs across 16 countries.

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