Were you among the 100,000 visitors at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) this year in Barcelona (the largest digital and mobile event in the world, along with CES in Las Vegas)? Not even the public transportation strike—and no Uber in Spain!— could dampen the energy, networking and insights that make the Congress a must-attend event for the industry.
If a board of directors is well prepared, the selection of a new CEO will be the end product of a comprehensive succession and transition plan. During the transition period, the new CEO is introduced in an orderly way and is allowed to get up to speed on key issues and to forge important relationships before taking charge.
As a father, I have been blessed to see the world through the eyes of my two sons and three daughters, with my oldest two children now in college and another two about to enter college. As any father to both sons and daughters would tell you - daughters are well, just different, especially teenage and college age daughters.
On March 8th the world will celebrate International Women’s Day, the global observance of women’s crusade for gender parity. The World Economic Forum states that parity for women on this planet will not be realized until approximately 2133. Given that the first Women’s Day was observed as far back as February 28, 1909 it is inconceivable that today, in 2016, we are so far away – 117 years in fact – from reaching the goal.
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Egon Zehnder is deeply committed to Diversity and Inclusion, actively supporting and leading diversity initiatives worldwide including: