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Last year, Canadian boards exhibited a strong preference for new directors with previous corporate governance experience, greater gender diversity, and financial, operational, and sustainability expertise.

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Fortune 500 boards sought to diversify in 2019, with mixed success, and added a mix of new and familiar expertise. Amid the global economic contraction and ongoing protests against racial injustice, these are directors with valuable and fresh perspectives.

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In this podcast, Tamla Oates-Forney shares her experiences and insights gained from leading her workforce through the COVID-19 crisis: the importance of putting people first, maintaining a sense of calm, and openness and transparency.

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We present findings from our survey of 90 general counsels in the United States on how their role and that of legal departments has changed this year and what they expect for the future.

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Our first report on compensation trends for chief information security officers explores data from information security professionals in North America on both organizational structure and compensation for this increasingly critical role.

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In this podcast, Philip Wenger, chairman and CEO at Fulton Financial, discusses the company’s cultural transformation journey and how its culture is helping it continue to serve its employees and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ inaugural survey of alternative asset management marketing and investor relations professionals in North America explores recent compensation data and trends across private equity, hedge funds, and real estate.

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In this podcast, Mike Puzziferri, retired deputy fire chief in the FDNY, shares his experience during the recovery and rebuilding after 9/11 and the lessons the FDNY learned to better prepare for future crises.

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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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A recent discussion event generated insights from female and male executives on building and sustaining a career in the sector.

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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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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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In a robust PE market, there’s record demand for private equity investment professionals. Many are seeing compensation, in terms of base and bonus, rise too, according to our latest survey.

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In a robust PE market, there’s record demand for private equity investment professionals. Many are seeing compensation, in terms of base and bonus, rise too, according to our latest survey.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ third annual survey of senior executives in healthcare and life sciences reveals unrelenting disruption in the sector and highlights the tactics they are undertaking to help their companies thrive.

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In this podcast, Cathy Smith, former CFO of Target Corporation, discusses her role in the company’s successful digital transformation and shares her vision for the future of the finance function.

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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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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.

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Manufacturing companies have not shown as much progress in diversity and inclusion as some other sectors—but they have the capacity to become leaders by applying the distinctive problem-solving skills they use for other business challenges.

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When boards are faced with the crucial decision of selecting the next CEO, those that have started early and follow a rigorous process will have the best chance of finding the right leader.

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