AESC’s Executive Talent | The Future of Boards

This week, Carter Burgess, head of our Board Recruiting Practice, is featured extensively in the new Next Gen issue of Executive Talent, the global trade publication of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC). In the eight-page article “The Future of Boards” (page 28), AESC writes: “Boards are also broadening the range of […]

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Kimball Electronics, Inc. Announces Appointment of Director Gregory A. Thaxton

This week, our successful work in recruiting Gregory Thaxton to the board of Kimball Electronics is featured in the company’s press release announcing Mr. Thaxton’s appointment. We are proud to have partnered with the company, a global leader in electronic manufacturing services. The company states: Kimball Electronics, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gregory A. […]

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12 Reasons Why Companies Hire Executive Search Firms

In a new article, “12 Reasons Why Companies Hire Executive Search Firms“, Hunt Scanlon Media (HSM) has partnered with UK-based executive recruiting organization CNA International to discover why and when retaining a headhunting firm is advantageous. HSM writes, “…At the end of the day, while you can get a lot of lift from employee referrals, job […]

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Financial Times | What Does Proxy Access Mean for Director Pay?

Greg Lau, head of our Board Advisory Practice, is featured this week in the Financial Times’ Agenda for a comprehensive article on activism, proxy access, and director compensation. In his piece, “What Does Proxy Access Mean for Director Pay?”, senior reporter Tony Chapelle writes: Yet activists have begun winning more board seats in less time. […]

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Board Experts Evaluate New Corporate Governance Principles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christopher Sheeron | Senior Director, Marketing and Communications csheeron@rsrpartners.com | +1 (203) 246-8810 As some of the nation’s most prominent corporate executives release their new “Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles“, board experts at RSR Partners are weighing the implications these recommendations will have on public companies, their boards, and investors. This week, Greg […]

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Bloomberg BNA | Proxy Access Impact Seen as Similar to `Say-on-Pay’

Greg Lau, head of our Board Advisory Practice, served as a panelist this past Monday at Skytop Strategies’ Environmental, Social, and Governance Summit in New York City. The panel was entitled, “Filling the Talent Gap on Boards: Independent Board Development Through the Lens of Proxy Access”. As a result of this speaking engagement, Lau is […]

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A New Employee Environment: Best Practices HR in Creative Industries

Like never before, the creative and agency worlds are checking in on leadership behavior. And news headlines as of late affirm the need to address a troubling trend. In this light, Wendy Murphy, head of our Chief Human Resources Practice, Trish Shortell, head of our Marketing Services Practice, and Margaret Regan, president and chief executive […]

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