Financial Times | Boards Get Strategic When Picking Directors

Carter Burgess, head of our Board Recruiting Practice, was featured recently in the Financial Times‘ Agenda, a boardroom resource platform providing the most influential source of intelligence for today’s corporate directors.

In his piece, “Boards Get Strategic When Picking Directors”, author Marc Hogan writes:

Nom-gov chairs are being more strategic about how they recruit new directors, but practices vary widely.

RSR Partners managing director Carter Burgess says that while the basic steps haven’t changed, the way a board approaches it has. “When we work with clients to come up with the candidate profiles, we’ve just seen a trend toward more granularity, looking at the profiles much more thoughtfully than in the past,” he says.

RSR Partners’ Burgess agrees. “It’s a process,” he says. “May the best person win.”

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