How Agile Leadership Can Improve Board Governance

The immense pressure on company boards to be more active and involved in developing and executing strategy will only intensify with today’s dynamic, innovative economy. Board positions are no longer seen as a ceremonial role or a perk for executives, and the days of the disinterested, ineffectual board member are over. Modern board governance is […]

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James O’Sullivan Boosts Executive Search and Healthcare Capabilities in Dallas

Greenwich, Conn., June 6, 2019 – RSR Partners, an executive search, board recruiting, advisory, and leadership consulting firm, today announced that James O’Sullivan has joined the firm in Dallas. James strengthens the firm’s executive search capabilities locally and also amplifies the firm’s Healthcare and Life Sciences practice. “Expanding our executive search capabilities to match our […]

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Four Trends to Watch Impacting Boards & CEOs

At RSR Partners, we see four important trends that will shape the leadership landscape in 2019 and present both challenges and opportunities for boards and CEOs. 1. Moral Quotient (MQ) is now as important as IQ and EQ. For decades, many reasoned that intelligence (IQ) was the most effective measure of potential. But as the […]

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Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) Announces 2018 Appointments to its Council of the Americas

In a press statement today, the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) announced that Matrice Ellis-Kirk, a senior member of our Board Recruiting Practice and head of our Dallas office, has been appointed to the Association’s Council of the Americas. The Association writes in its release: The global Association of Executive Search and […]

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RSR Partners and OnPoint Consulting Launch Strategic Partnership

Companies to Provide Bespoke, Data Driven Leadership Assessments GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, today announced a strategic partnership with OnPoint Consulting, an organizational and leadership development consulting firm, to deliver unique leadership assessment capabilities to their clients. “We are thrilled to launch this strategic partnership with RSR Partners, which […]

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Financial Times | Most Directors Say Clawback Policies ‘Are Sufficient’: Survey

In the Financial Times today, Greg Lau, head of our Board Advisory Practice, is featured in an article on directors’ views on clawback policies. Writing for the FT’s Agenda, reporter Tony Chapelle states in his piece, “Most Directors Say Clawback Policies ‘Are Sufficient’: Survey”: More corporate boards are setting policies on clawing back executives’ pay […]

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Activist investors are making corporate boards whiter and more male

Our CEO Brett Stephens is featured in Quartz this morning stemming from a recent interview with management reporter Oliver Staley. Staley’s piece focuses on the impact activists are having on board composition. And he features Stephens’ commentary throughout the article – with his insight constituting the bulk of the piece – alongside research from ISS, […]

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Wall Street Journal | Cybersecurity Tops Priority List For CEOs After String of High-Profile Hacks

  In the Wall Street Journal today, Brett Stephens, our chief executive officer, is featured in an article on cybersecurity and how data breaches affect chief executives. Stemming from her recent interview with Stephens, Vanessa Fuhrmans writes in her piece, “Cybersecurity Tops Priority List For CEOs After String of High-Profile Hacks”: “Cyber threats have zoomed to […]

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Board Recruiting Practice Head Appointed to Forbes Steering Committee

Carter Burgess, head of our Board Recruiting Practice, has been appointed to the new Steering Committee of Forbes’ CMO Practice. The Steering Committee consists of marketing measurement experts, board leaders, and academics who are working together with the Practice’s Advisory Board of leading CMOs and the Marketing Accountability Standards Board (MASB) to establish common sense […]

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