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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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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The Journey to Digital: You Are Further Along Than You Think

In their latest white paper, our Industrial Technology and Innovation Practice‘s Don McMurchy and Alan Renne untangle and demystify the complexities of digital to show that there is no true starting and endpoint on the digital journey. Writing in The Journey to Digital: You Are Further Along Than You Think, they state: “Digital is not a […]

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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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RSR Partners Acquires Higdon Partners

Creates Premier Asset Management Recruitment and Advisory Team GREENWICH, Conn. — To address the changing leadership needs in the $72 trillion asset management industry, RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today its acquisition of Higdon Partners, a leading asset management recruiting and advisory boutique. Announcing the acquisition, RSR Partners Chief Executive […]

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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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