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Leadership Development

Developing Leadership Agility: How Merck Accelerated its Succession Pipeline

June 29, 2018
Webinar | Developing Leadership Agility: How Merck Accelerated its Succession Pipeline

Duration: 1 hour

The disruptive market demands different leadership capabilities. How are you equipping your leaders to break through today’s challenges?

In this session, hear the live case study on how Merck, a leading healthcare and life science company, strengthened their leadership pipeline and developed an agile team of high-performing executives. You’ll see how Merck leveraged the latest leadership research and expertise from Heidrick Consulting and accelerated the readiness of critical succession talent, including these related topics and skills: 

  • Building leadership capabilities to pivot with market challenges
  • Developing leaders to make influential, strategic decisions
  • Instilling an agile, fast and strategic thinking throughout the organization
  • Measuring impact and tracking accelerated promotions into succession roles


Steve KruppSteve Krupp_agility webinar
Heidrick Consulting

A renowned thought leader on building executive capabilities for the future, Steven Krupp is a partner in Heidrick Consulting and a member of the Heidrick & Struggles’ CEO & Board Practice. Steven is the co-author of the book Winning the Long Game: How Strategic Leaders Shape the Future, which provides a leadership road map to navigate today’s volatile environment. He is passionate about helping leaders and organizations embrace the uncertain and complex world.

Theresa ZellerTheresa Zeller_agility webinar
Executive Director, MMD Learning Development

Theresa is an innovative and strategic global leader with over 25 years of experience building trusted partnerships with stakeholders to drive business performance through learning and development. She has a well-earned reputation for building creative, state of the art, solutions to enhance business transformation, accelerate strategic leadership, and keep Merck at the forefront of the science of learning.