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26 September 2022 · HBR

How Family Businesses Can Compete for Talent

Egon Zehnder Consultant Sonny Iqbal and Alum Claudio Fernández-Aráoz on four imperatives family businesses can stay true to that will create opportunities to leapfrog their competitors. Read more on HBR. Read more on HBR

25 August 2022 · Sports Business Journal

CISOs are the MVPs of sports organizations

Egon Zehnder Consultants Karena Man and Avitai Gold discuss how better security creates a better fan experience. Read more on Sports Business Journal

17 July 2022 · Financial Times

Chief sustainability officers prosper as ESG risks mount

Rachael De Renzy Channer discusses how the Chief Sustainability Officer has become a crucial member of the corporate management team. Read more on Financial Times

2 June 2022 · WSJ

Tech valuations tumble, but business software stocks are cushioned by the cloud

Egon Zehnder’s Karena Man discusses what drives enterprise tech volatility. Read more on WSJ

26 May 2022 · WSJ

Broadcom deal for VMware highlights the rise of virtualization

Egon Zehnder’s Karena Man shares with the WSJ why virtualization is critical to IT modernization Read more on WSJ

21 May 2022 · Hoje Media

To do well in an interview, own your own narrative

Co-leader of Egon Zehnder’s CEO Succession and Board Practice in Brazil Luis Giolo on the importance of telling your own story Read more on Hoje Media

19 May 2022 · La Nacion

Labor welfare. Three keys to identify if the best of each worker is brought out

A joint report with Egon Zehnder,WeWork and HSM, highlights the importance of employee wellbeing Read more on La Nacion

13 May 2022 · CQAP

What is employee well-being and how can it be strengthened?

Findings from the "Redefining work models in Latin America” survey Egon Zehnder conducted with HSM and WeWork Read more on CQAP

29 April 2022 · Fintechs Brasil

Venture Capital and Private Equity records change the dynamics of business leadership

Egon Zehnder CEO Edilson Camara on the surge of private capital and institutional investors in Brazil Read more on Fintechs Brasil

28 April 2022 · India Times

How can we come together to eliminate gender bias at workplace

Women in India currently occupy only 17 percent of board positions in corporate India, and only 11 percent of committee chairs are held by women, compared to the 27.3 percent globally, according to Egon Zehnder’s 2020 Global Board Diversity Tracker Read more on India Times

27 April 2022 · WSJ

The CIO Brief Gets Bigger—This Time to Focus on Customers

Egon Zehnder Partner Chuck Gray talks with The Wall Street Journal on the broadening CIO remit Read more on WSJ

26 April 2022 · WSJ

TD Bank Opens Florida Tech Office

Chuck Gray, partner and head of Egon Zehnder’s U.S. technology officers practice, tells the WSJ that TD’s move coincides with a flux of tech workers moving to Florida during the pandemic. Read more on WSJ

13 April 2022 · Harvard Business Review

How to Build an Anti-Racist Company

As HBR reports, Egon Zehnder’s Global Board Diversity Tracker notes that at least three underrepresented voices are needed in a boardroom to change the dynamics: “Rather than seeing one person as the token stand-in, a larger group allows the individuals to be heard for their perspectives rather than for their perceived identity.” Read more on Harvard Business Review

6 April 2022 · Forbes Argentina

Why hybrid work will be a competitive advantage for companies

A joint survey with WeWork, HSM and Egon Zehnder shows 85 percent of employees believe hybrid work is the ideal post-pandemic work model Read more on Forbes Argentina

1 April 2022 · Hunt Scanlon Media

Setting A New Direction for HR

Egon Zehnder Senior Advisor Claire Thomas shares insights from the firm’s recent online forum with 50 HR leaders about how they navigated the work world’s changed landscape Read more on Hunt Scanlon Media

31 March 2022 · Forbes Mexico

Hybrid work will be a competitive advantage for companies: WeWork

A study with Latin American leaders, supported by Egon Zehnder, reveals the preferences and aspirations for the future of work in the region Read more on Forbes Mexico

28 March 2022 · Andina

Post-pandemic: find out which is the best work model

An overview of what Latin American leaders want for the future of work following the pandemic, according to a study supported by Egon Zehnder Read more on Andina

24 March 2022 · Protocol

How can you tell a company is serious about its sustainability goals?

Egon Zehnder’s Global Head of Sustainability Rachael de Renzy Channer describes how companies can signal their commitment to ESG Read more on Protocol

23 March 2022 · Epoca Negocios

CEOs and War

Why CEOs should increase resilience to handle times of crises? Egon Zehnder’s Luis Giolo discusses in an op-ed Read more on Epoca Negocios

22 March 2022 · WSJ

Demand soars for CIOs for hire

Sven Petersen, Egon Zehnder consultant, discusses the trends driving demand for skilled tech strategists, including a surge of job movement among IT leaders Read more on WSJ

16 March 2022 · Epoca Negocios

Only 5% of workers want to work in the face-to-face model, says survey

A new study by WeWork and HSM supported by Egon Zehnder sheds light on what Latin American leaders want for the ‘New Work’ Read more on Epoca Negocios

15 March 2022 · Hunt Scanlon Media

The Changing Requirements of Financial Leaders

From environmental, social, and governance considerations to digital transformation, a new report from Egon Zehnder explores the changing leadership requirements of financial leaders. Read more on Hunt Scanlon Media

Press Releases

15 September 2022

Egon Zehnder Opens New Office in Dublin

Egon Zehnder, the world’s preeminent leadership advisory firm, today announced the opening of a new office in Dublin, Ireland. Read more

27 July 2022

Egon Zehnder Names Rachael De Renzy Channer Global Head of Sustainability

The newly created role marks one of the first formal sustainability leader appointments in the top five global executive search and leadership advisory firms. Read more

21 June 2022

Egon Zehnder Elects Michael Ensser as Next Chair

The Firm’s Board Member and former Managing Partner of Germany succeeds Jill Ader, first female Chair of the global leadership advisory firm. Read more

13 April 2022

Egon Zehnder Reports Record 2021 Results with Unprecedented Demand

Egon Zehnder reported global revenues of CHF 804 million, up 20 percent from 2020 at constant exchange rates, with a 37 percent growth in leadership advisory services and double-digit top line growth across all continents and practices. Read more

28 February 2022

Egon Zehnder Global Survey Shows Strong Commitment to Sustainability and Need for More Action from Leaders

Creating a More Sustainable World Will Require Empathetic and Visionary Leadership to Guide Culture, Measurement and Talent, results show Read more

27 January 2022

The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Purpose-Driven Future Leadership Programme in Collaboration with Egon Zehnder and Boston Consulting Group

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced it has joined forces with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Egon Zehnder to launch the next generation of its Future Leaders Programme (FLP). Read more

11 January 2022

In Memoriam: Al Prieto

It is with heavy hearts that we share our dear friend and colleague, Al Prieto, passed away over the weekend in a tragic car accident. Read more

16 December 2021

Egon Zehnder to be Carbon-Neutral by End of 2021, Cut Carbon Emissions by 25% by 2024

Carbon emissions reduction is part of the Firm’s long-term support of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and its own environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities Read more

18 November 2021

Egon Zehnder Sadly Announces Death of Eponymous Founder

Egon Zehnder mourns the loss of its esteemed founder, Dr. Egon P.S. Zehnder, who passed away on November 16, 2021, at the age of 91 surrounded by his family after a brief illness. Read more

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