How Agile Leadership Can Improve Board Governance

The immense pressure on company boards to be more active and involved in developing and executing strategy will only intensify with today’s dynamic, innovative economy. Board positions are no longer seen as a ceremonial role or a perk for executives, and the days of the disinterested, ineffectual board member are over. Modern board governance is […]

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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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Trends in Asset Management & Investment Banking

As RSR Partners celebrates its 25th birthday, the Financial Services team wanted to share news and various recruiting trends we are seeing in the markets we cover. Our Financial Services capabilities have continued to grow, with the 2017 acquisition of Higdon Partners, the 2018 opening of our Boston office, and the launch of the firm’s […]

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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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Jim Whittle Appointed Chairman of AESC Japan Committee

We are pleased to share that Jim Whittle, head of our Tokyo office, has been appointed to the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants’ (AESC) Council of Asia Pacific and the Middle East. In this capacity, he will serve as chairman of the newly-formed Japan Committee. We thought you would find his appointment of […]

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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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RSR Partners Launches Expanded Board Advisory Practice

GREENWICH, Conn. — RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today the launch of its newly expanded Board Advisory Practice to help its clients enhance their performance through good governance. Under the leadership of Greg Lau, the practice will offer public, private, and non-profit boards of directors a fully integrated suite of […]

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D Magazine Features Head of Our Dallas Office

In its latest issue, D Magazine features Matrice Ellis-Kirk, a senior member of our Board of Directors Practice and head of our Dallas office, as one of Dallas’ most powerful businesswomen. “Matrice Ellis-Kirk’s unique blend of boardroom experience and civic volunteerism has helped shape her new role as managing director of RSR Partners’ Dallas office […]

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