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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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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BBC | Why you don’t give praise in Japan

Jim Whittle, head of our Tokyo office, is featured in BBC News for an extensive story on the topic of managing in Japan. We thought you would find the piece of interest. In “Why you don’t give praise in Japan”, reporter Eric Barton features Whittle prominently: Foreign managers who don’t adjust simply won’t fit in. […]

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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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Forbes | How Marketers Are Driving Growth Through Personalized Content

    In Forbes today, Brad McLane, our Chief Marketing Officers Practice leader and head of our Chicago office, is featured by Stephen Diorio, founder of the Brand Publishing Institute. In his piece, “How Marketers Are Driving Growth Through Personalized Content”, Diorio explores how delivering personalized experiences to customers is a top priority of marketers. […]

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The Wall Street Journal | No Single Formula for Good Company Boards

Greg Lau, head of our Board Advisory Practice, is featured this week in The Wall Street Journal. Drawing on his long career as head of board governance for General Motors, he offers his latest commentary on board independence and activist investors. In his letter-to-the-editor, Lau writes: “In today’s governance environment, if an activist approaches a […]

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Matrice Ellis-Kirk Featured in D CEO’s Dallas 500

Matrice Ellis-Kirk, head of our Dallas office and a senior member of our Board Recruiting and Board Advisory Practices, is featured in D CEO magazine’s Dallas 500, a special edition that celebrates the most influential leaders in North Texas. According to the magazine, “The editors of D CEO present the most powerful top executives in […]

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