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In the News

13 January 2023

What CEOs can learn about C-suite alignment from Kevin McCarthy’s chaotic House speaker vote

Egon Zehnder’s Dick Patton discusses the importance of leaders being adaptive without being chronically reactive—especially when there is the potential to be undermined— and to be willing to make unpopular decisions and decisively stand their ground when needed. Read more

16 December 2022 · Agenda

Younger directors increasingly find a seat at the table

Agenda speaks of how committees are appointing more directors below fifty on boards to consider areas such as technology and cybersecurity. Egon Zehnder consultant Cynthia Soledad also discusses the importance of board diversity. Read more on Agenda

5 December 2022 · Acumen

The leader as master consultant

Gordon Institute of Business Science is the only business school in South Africa to offer an MBA program with a consulting emphasis. Heloise Nel, managing partner of Egon Zehnder’s Johannesburg office, discusses the qualities of a great management consultant. Read more on Acumen

2 December 2022 · Fortune

Directors overboard: How many seats is too many?

The article discussed the benefits and risks of sitting on multiple boards, and pulled commentary from experts at PwC and the University of Buffalo along with great insight from Cynthia Soledad, Egon Zehnder consultant. Read more on Fortune

26 October 2022 · Newsweek

Millennials most confident generation when facing challenges at work

Our latest study, Different Generations, Same Ideals: What Workers of All Ages Value in their Jobs, is featured in a Newsweek article on Millennials positive outlook and resilience at work. Read more on Newsweek

24 October 2022 · CIO

The rise of the revenue-generating CIO

Egon Zehnder’s Karena Man discusses how CIOs can think and act like entrepreneurs. Read more on CIO

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

15 September 2022 · Bloomberg

CFOs may have the toughest job in the c-suite

Egon Zehnder’s James Stark shares with Bloomberg how the CFO role has changed, becoming more complex and strategic. Read more on Bloomberg

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

Press Releases

14 November 2022

Egon Zehnder’s Latest Global Board Diversity Tracker Shows Heightened Need for Inclusivity on Corporate Boards as They Diversify

Egon Zehnder released its 2022-2023 Global Board Diversity Tracker, revealing corporate boards have made some progress on diversity, but inclusivity needs improvement. Read more

26 October 2022

New study from Egon Zehnder Finds Boards Need Four Key Ingredients to Become Stewards of Sustainability

A report released by Egon Zehnder has found that while boards are prioritizing sustainability, there is room for improvement for driving ESG agendas. Read more

28 September 2022

New Study from Egon Zehnder and Kearney Debunks the Myth of a Workplace Generational Divide

Egon Zehnder, in partnership with Kearny, today released findings from a new survey with over 8,000 respondents from eight different countries dismissing the myth of a generation divide in the workplace and showing that despite what is often believed, Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X and Boomers are more alike than different when it comes to workplace matters. Read more

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

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