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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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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RSR Partners Expands to New Cleveland Office

CLEVELAND, Ohio — RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today its move to new and expanded offices in Cleveland. The firm’s Cleveland office, first established in 2008, has enjoyed success in recruiting directors, chief executive officers, and other senior executives for a wide array of client companies. Announcing the expansion, Timothy […]

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Financial Times | Boards Get Strategic When Picking Directors

Carter Burgess, head of our Board Recruiting Practice, was featured recently in the Financial Times‘ Agenda, a boardroom resource platform providing the most influential source of intelligence for today’s corporate directors. In his piece, “Boards Get Strategic When Picking Directors”, author Marc Hogan writes: Nom-gov chairs are being more strategic about how they recruit new […]

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Boards Favor Internal Candidates for CEO Role

Greg Lau, a senior member of our Board of Directors Practice, is featured in Tony Chapelle’s latest story examining internal versus external CEO candidates. Tony Chapelle | Agenda (Financial Times) | http://bit.ly/1AJxqEH The largest companies in the U.S. chose internal candidates for the CEO role consistently about three quarters of the time over the past […]

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Webinar | Age of Alignment: Linking Compensation & Business Strategy

Event Details December 16, 2014 2.00 – 3.00 p.m. (ET) Register here It’s a new era. The “Review and Concur” role of the Board of Directors in corporate strategy is no longer sufficient as companies prepare for the challenge of fast and frequent disruptive market forces. The NACD’s Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Strategy Development […]

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Legendary Headhunter Reveals The 3 Qualities Companies Seek In Would-Be CEOs

Business Insider’s Drake Baer sat down recently with our chairman, Russell S. Reynolds, Jr., to discuss the qualities up-and-coming chief executive officers should possess. “A lot of 40-something Harvard Business School grads come to headhunter Russell Reynolds to ask him what went wrong in their careers.  ‘They want to know why they got passed by,’ […]

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