American Banker | One size fits none in quest to define ideal bank board

In the latest issue of American Banker, Carter Burgess, head of our Board Recruiting Practice, provides his insights on diversity in the boardroom. Writing in “One size fits none in quest to define ideal bank board”, Laura Alix states: “Where boards are concerned, diversity doesn’t mean strictly gender or ethnicity, but also diversity of thought […]

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Financial Times’ Board IQ: Committing to Boardroom Diversity Matters

In a feature column for the Financial Times’ latest issue of Board IQ, Maryann Bovich, senior member of our Asset Management Practice, offers her perspective on how shifting demographics along with public and shareholder pressure are pushing mutual fund boards to hire more minorities and women. Writing in “Committing to Boardroom Diversity Matters”, Bovich states: […]

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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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The Evolving Family Office

Jane Bierwirth of our Asset Management Practice explores the evolving family office and how Millennials are changing the office’s dynamics in a compelling new white paper. Writing in “The Evolving Family Office: Leadership Strategies to Ensure the Office Remains Relevant to the Millennial Generation“, Bierwirth states: Increasingly, family office leaders are expressing frustration over their […]

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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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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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