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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Dan Payne To Step Down From USA Rugby CEO Job In July

In a press statement today, USA Rugby highlights the work our firm is undertaking on its behalf. The organization states: “USA Rugby has confirmed that CEO Dan Payne will step down from his position following the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in July… With just over four months remaining on Payne’s tenure, USA […]

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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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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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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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Entrepreneur | Just Who Has the Right Skills to Turn Uber Around?

This morning, our CEO Brett Stephens is featured by Nina Zipkin in Entrepreneur for an article about the search for Travis Kalanick’s replacement at Uber. Stephens closes out the article, and his point about the need for empathy in leadership of the company is highlighted in the subhead of the article. In her piece, “Just Who […]

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Hospitality and Leisure Practice Update | July 2017

Reflections on the First Half of 2017 As many of you may be experiencing, things have been extremely active. Companies continue to upgrade talent, acquire hotels, sell off assets, and spin off divisions. At RSR Partners, we see some increased activity in the timeshare and hospitality REIT sectors. These are industries we have been studying […]

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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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