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Future of Work

How CEO search can be faster and better than ever in a remote world

9/17/2020 John S. Wood

John Wood, vice chairman at Heidrick & Struggles, speaks with Stephen Sadove, a non-executive chairman at Aramark and the former chairman and CEO of Saks, about the benefits of conducting the CEO-hiring process virtually. Sadove explains how a normally lengthy process can be streamlined and made available to more involved parties with the use of remote-working technology. With more information available about a wider range of people, the CEO search can be just as good, if not better, than it was before the pandemic.

John Wood ( is a vice chairman in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and a member of the CEO & Board Practice.

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