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In this podcast, Alexis Nasard, CEO of Bata, discusses how the 124-year-old global footwear company stays adaptable and agile and uses strategic planning to win the retail innovation race.
More and more fintechs are seeking COOs, but figuring out who’s right for the role is harder than it seems.
In this podcast, Adrian Gore, CEO and founder of Discovery Limited, discusses how the health insurance company leads with an authentic business purpose—helping people live longer and healthier lives—to inspire its people to innovate.
Heidrick & Struggles’ survey of senior executives in healthcare and life sciences reveals top drivers of disruption and potential solutions.
Excerpt based on material that originally appeared in the book Goliath’s Revenge.
In an increasingly knowledge-based economy, talented people are ever more central to strategy. To stay ahead of the competition, CEOs must align the insights and interests of highly skilled experts with the goals of the organization.
Organizations want to go digital, but without the right innovation leaders in place they may struggle to unlock real value.
Fast-growing, disruptive fintechs could make big leaps by strategically adding board members with operational experience as well as backgrounds in finance, technology, regulatory, and general management. Throw in time as an investor, and you might have found the ideal fintech board member.
In this podcast, Pradip Patiath, senior partner at McKinsey & Company, discusses how innovation and digitalization are changing the insurance sector and how insurance companies must evolve to meet consumer demands.
Women need to embrace their power—and organizations need to support them—to take their rightful place in the technology sector.
Insurers’ traditional agent-led model is less and less able to keep up with consumer expectations. To succeed in the future, insurers will need to attract “digital natives” and give them opportunities to make a difference.
In this podcast, Piet Coelewij, CEO of Wehkamp, discusses the company’s transformation into a full e-commerce business and how having the right talent and culture in place has been key to its success.
In this podcast, Colin Walsh, CEO and founder of Varo Money, discusses the role technology has been playing to transform the banking sector and the skills he looks for in his team to thrive through change.
An analysis of the profiles of leaders who have made these transitions provides some answers.
A survey by Heidrick & Struggles reveals top drivers of disruption in the industry: anticipated threats are top of mind for healthcare and life sciences senior executives.
Executives who view small changes in isolation risk missing their much larger potential for global impact.
In this podcast episode, NiQ Lai, chief operating officer of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), discusses how striking the right balance between fulfilling the company’s purpose and achieving bottom-line results led to the company’s expeditious growth.
Insurance companies are underestimating the scope and pace of digital disruption in their industry. Finding the right digital talent and capabilities will be key to meeting customer expectations and capturing the full value of digital.