“What are we doing about Digital Transformation?”
Boardrooms and executive committees across all industries struggle with this question. As leaders of organizations strive to adjust, they seek out all manner of digital change – everything from new revenue streams and customer engagement to new business models and operational capabilities.
At more and more organizations, marketing has become firmly established as a C-suite function. But this elevated stature is more than just an acknowledgement of the function’s importance; it also places the chief marketing officer in a peer-to-peer network with the CEO, the CFO, the general counsel and the rest of the executive committee.
As private equity firms look to maximize value from their investments, it is critical to ensure that portfolio company management teams have the right capabilities to execute against their investment theses. Though in many cases the underlying premise will lie in backing an existing management team, it is increasingly common for private equity firms to bring in a new CFO early in the lifespan of an investment.
Women in Brazil are highly ambitious and place great value on career growth and development opportunities, according to Egon Zehnder’s 2017 Leaders & Daughters Global Survey. Almost all (92 percent) of Brazilian women in the early stages of their careers aspire for executive/senior leadership ranks — the highest among all countries surveyed.
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