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Interviews with the chairs of the largest public companies listed in the United Kingdom, predominantly FTSE 100, highlight how boards are meeting some perennial challenges in today’s unprecedented circumstances.
In 2019, corporate boards in Europe sought financial expertise and directors with international backgrounds, which should help companies navigate this year’s economic and social volatility.
A survey of industry leaders in Europe highlights their biggest challenges as they deal with the unprecedented change accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this podcast, Matthieu Seguin, general manager at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Nigeria, shares his insights on leading an organizational transformation by changing the culture and reversing complexity to drive growth.
The role of the board is evolving in Europe amid digital disruption, socioeconomic volatility, and increased scrutiny of board makeup and accountability. According to our recent survey, boards of the future will be expected to take a more active lead in steering their companies on issues such as embedding a purpose-driven culture, corporate reputation, and long-term value creation.
This year’s summit brought together more than 1,500 HR and business leaders to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing organizations and their workforces: leading with purpose, changing culture, the role of technology, and employee well-being.
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.
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.
Market access strategists are becoming increasingly critical to products’ success. Yet most biopharma companies are behind the times in how they define the role and find the right person to fill it.
Many investment professionals in both Europe and Africa are seeing an increase in base and bonus, according to our latest survey, and the European market is also seeing a talent scarcity.
In this podcast, Heidrick & Struggles speaks with Nick Boyle, founder and CEO of Lightsource BP, about the company’s evolution and how it has overcome challenges in the disruptive renewables sector.
As technology continues to disrupt the healthcare and life sciences industry, executives in the Nordic countries aren’t quite as concerned as their global counterparts are. To stay ahead, they expect to invest in technology and internal efficiencies.
Interviews with 10 senior executives at Danish companies highlight that digital success has as much to do with culture as it does with technology.
Europe’s public company boards are seeking a balance of experience and new perspectives. This year’s report highlights the different paths the boards in each country are taking to achieve that diversity.
When preparing for volatility, private equity firms should not forget to assess whether their portfolio company leadership teams have the right capabilities to weather the storm.
Despite recent progress, the position of board chair is still rarely held by women. We spoke with a number of current and former female chairs at large companies around the world on their experience getting the top job and how to thrive in the role.
At this year’s The Next Web conference, which focused on the changing nature of work in a digital world, Heidrick & Struggles presented its initial research findings on the boardroom of the future and its challenges and priorities over the next five years.
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.
Heidrick & Struggles’ annual survey of private capital executives working in Europe highlights the most recent compensation data and trends for a range of investment professionals across the region.