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In Conversation with Ümran Beba, Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer of PepsiCo

In Conversation with Ümran Beba, Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer of PepsiCo

Pepsico's Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer shares her perspective on how work dynamics are changing in this pandemic environment. Read more

Self Needs To Be In The Lead

Self Needs To Be In The Lead

A video message from Chairwoman Jill Ader on why and how leaders need to dig deeper than ever into the core of who we… Read more

How the COVID-19 Crisis Is Changing – and Challenging – Humanitarian and Development Organizations

How the COVID-19 Crisis Is Changing – and Challenging – Humanitarian and Development Organizations

CEOs of NGOs share how the pandemic has changed their views on their organizations and their work in the world. Read more

Trial by Fire – First-time CEOs During a Pandemic

Trial by Fire – First-time CEOs During a Pandemic

First-time CEOs talk about the importance of focus and authenticity as they take the reins in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Now What? China-based CEOs on What Reopening Really Means

Now What? China-based CEOs on What Reopening Really Means

China is slowly reopening. We asked a group of CEOs what that means and what happens next. Read more

Pharma’s High-Stakes Leadership in Times of COVID-19

Pharma’s High-Stakes Leadership in Times of COVID-19

The pharma and healthcare sector faces a serious threat of operational challenges due to COVID-19. Operations leaders gather to discuss how to move forward. Read more

HR Leadership Lessons From the Early Days of the COVID-19 Pandemic

HR Leadership Lessons From the Early Days of the COVID-19 Pandemic

How leaders rapidly readied their organizations and the function to respond to the crisis and what is to come. Read more


 


 

 

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Business Unusual: The Post-COVID19 Workplace

Business Unusual: The Post-COVID19 Workplace

Whatever catchy title we give it, the pandemic has created permanent changes in how we work and lead. We consolidated findings from our conversations… Read more

The Slow Restart: Why Leadership Matters More Than Ever

The Slow Restart: Why Leadership Matters More Than Ever

How leaders are navigating the reopening of their organizations from both practical and ethical perspectives. Read more

Chain Reaction 2020: Leadership Perspectives from the World's Top Supply Chain Executives

Chain Reaction 2020: Leadership Perspectives from the World's Top Supply Chain Executives

We surveyed 235 Chief Supply Chain Officers across 23 countries to see what it takes to succeed. Read more

“This is the Time to Shine”

“This is the Time to Shine”

Biopharma supply chain leaders have the attention of the CEO and Board – now what? Read more

The Return: How Leadership is Transforming

The Return: How Leadership is Transforming

How leadership has changed from the crisis—and how it hasn't. Read more

In Conversation with Ümran Beba, Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer of PepsiCo

In Conversation with Ümran Beba, Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer of PepsiCo

Pepsico's Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer shares her perspective on how work dynamics are changing in this pandemic environment. Read more

 


 

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Across the Semiconductor Value Chain: Navigating the U.S. China Tech Rivalry

Across the Semiconductor Value Chain: Navigating the U.S. China Tech Rivalry

Semiconductors

With the Trump administration’s escalating restrictions on several major Chinese technology companies, and little sign that there will be a reset after the upcoming… Read more

New CEOs Adapt Strategies and Teams to Tackle Change Amid Continuing Crisis

New CEOs Adapt Strategies and Teams to Tackle Change Amid Continuing Crisis

Chief Executive Officers

New external successor CEOs shift existing team structures and explore new approaches as they implement real change amid the continuing corona crisis. Read more

Taking The Right Exit: Private Equity CFOs Share Their Wisdom

Taking The Right Exit: Private Equity CFOs Share Their Wisdom

Financial Officers

Before the pandemic, Egon Zehnder had planned a dinner for private equity CFOs on the topic “How to make a good exit.” Instead, the… Read more

Big “M” Marketing Just Got Bigger

Big “M” Marketing Just Got Bigger

Marketing Officers

If markets are transformed and the marketing function is evolving at an accelerated rate, who can you rely on to lead a re-imagined marketing… Read more

New Marketing for the New Normal

New Marketing for the New Normal

Marketing Officers

Changing market dynamics are driving shifts in the marketing function. The pandemic has accelerated those trends, and in many cases, left its own unique… Read more

Market-Morphosis: How the Landscape has Changed

Market-Morphosis: How the Landscape has Changed

Marketing Officers

The marketing landscape is not going back to “normal.” It has been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic. And more change is yet to come. Read more

New CEOs Show Their Genuine Side to Win Over Employees in a Virtual World

New CEOs Show Their Genuine Side to Win Over Employees in a Virtual World

Chief Executive Officers

Highlights from a recent digital gathering with new external successor Chief Executive Officers, hosted by Egon Zehnder. Read more

Reshaping the Legal Profession: The Need for Culture

Reshaping the Legal Profession: The Need for Culture

Legal Consultancy Services

Law firms have long since served as the last bastions of traditionalism in an otherwise volatile, uncertain world. But now it’s time to change. Read more

Master Complexity Before it Masters You

Master Complexity Before it Masters You

Leadership Solutions

As companies move from short-term crisis management to the task of recovery and reimagination, it will be critical for leaders to distill and “bottle”… Read more

Avoiding CEO Succession Planning Pitfalls

Avoiding CEO Succession Planning Pitfalls

Family Business Advisory™

Family company Boards must create and maintain strong succession plans that consider both internal and external talent, as well as development plans for potential… Read more

Biotech During a Pandemic: Addressing Challenges Along the Pharma Value Chain

Biotech During a Pandemic: Addressing Challenges Along the Pharma Value Chain

Biotechnology

Evolving personal work patterns are demonstrating people’s amazing adaptability in the face of the pandemic: people are becoming much more comfortable and efficient at… Read more

Agility and Innovation Required: What Else Can I Do?

Agility and Innovation Required: What Else Can I Do?

Leadership Solutions

What are innovative companies doing to help with the well-being and mental state of their leaders and employees? Read more

HR in Time of Crisis: A Catalyst for Change

HR in Time of Crisis: A Catalyst for Change

Human Resources

The pandemic and the social context of Black Lives Matter has created a new set of challenges and opportunities for the People function. Read more

CPG: A Chance For True Change

CPG: A Chance For True Change

Consumer Products

CPG companies, large and small, impacted by Covid are pivoting to become increasingly agile in response to consumer needs. Read more

A Tale of Two Decades: How Global Crises Have Changed CEO Succession in the Mining Industry

A Tale of Two Decades: How Global Crises Have Changed CEO Succession in the Mining Industry

Mining & Metals

New research shows nearly 4 out of 5 mining CEOs hired since 2010 were internal appointments, a significant increase over the prior decade. Read more

Architects of Change

Architects of Change

Human Resources

How HR leaders are creating more adaptive organizations in a crisis. Read more

Navigating Rough Seas – How CEOs are Preparing for Turbulent Times Ahead

Navigating Rough Seas – How CEOs are Preparing for Turbulent Times Ahead

Chief Executive Officers

As the battle against the global pandemic wages on, CEOs are confronted with a new set of challenges that require not only their intellect… Read more

A Rising Tide: Creating Inclusive Systems of Leadership Selection

A Rising Tide: Creating Inclusive Systems of Leadership Selection

CEO Search & Succession

Since the country erupted in racial protests in early June, many CEOs have taken a visible public stand against systemic racism, pledging to do… Read more

Performance Through Care – Why Psychological Safety and Resilience Are Key to Navigating the Crisis

Performance Through Care – Why Psychological Safety and Resilience Are Key to Navigating the Crisis

Leadership Solutions

What should top executives take into consideration when leading their organizations during the pandemic? Egon Zehnder takes a look at five levers to lead,… Read more

CHROs in Portugal on Returning to the Office, and What Happens Next

CHROs in Portugal on Returning to the Office, and What Happens Next

Human Resources

Egon Zehnder held six webinars with a total of 52 Corporate Heads of HR across Portugal to put a finger on the pulse as… Read more

First-time CEOs in the Pandemic: How to Engage with the Frontline, Honor the Past and Build an Organization of Purpose

First-time CEOs in the Pandemic: How to Engage with the Frontline, Honor the Past and Build an Organization of Purpose

Chief Executive Officers

Highlights from a recent digital gathering with new external successor Chief Executive Officers, hosted by Egon Zehnder. Read more

Moving Towards Remote Organizations

Moving Towards Remote Organizations

Leadership Solutions

Leaders currently face what is likely to be the largest challenge and opportunity of their professional lives. They are being asked to shape the… Read more

Twitter Hack Underscores Need for CISOs with People Skills

Twitter Hack Underscores Need for CISOs with People Skills

Cybersecurity

The recent Twitter hack shows that companies must continue to bolster the most critical part of their security infrastructure—their workforce. While cybersecurity professionals have… Read more

Audit Committee Report: Danger Ahead

Audit Committee Report: Danger Ahead

Board Advisory

Audit committees exist to flag dangers. And they are seeing a new series of threats to enterprise looming ahead in the next year. Read more

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