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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.
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.
Some US chemical company boards have made progress on diversity by adding directors with nontraditional backgrounds. But more progress is needed. To improve, boards should focus on process, performance, and culture.
Healthcare IT companies are lagging on diversity. But industry leaders are committed to change, and many are taking concrete steps to improve their recruiting and talent management processes.
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.
There is no going back: the fundamental changes in ways of working caused by COVID-19 require leaders to change, too. New approaches to agility and inclusion, which helped organizations through the crisis, are at the core of resetting organizations for long-term resilience.
As they develop from investment vehicle to operator, SPACs face three distinct leadership challenges. They will benefit from planning in advance for each.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The chemical industry is at a tipping point in the climate change and circular economy conversations, and it is time for all leaders to get on board.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Heidrick & Struggles’ Bonnie Gwin explains what boards should and shouldn’t focus on in crisis and examines recent trends in board composition on the MPW panel “The board’s role in leading through crisis.”