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Miranda Pode is the Co-Leader of Egon Zehnder’s global Financial Services practice and formerly led the firm’s London office. She primarily serves clients in financial services, working with them to help them find CEOs, operational and risk leaders, chief marketing officers and chief human resources officers who can transform financial services institutions for a market defined by customer centricity. She is also an executive coach and trusted advisor to boards and CEOs, especially on diversity and inclusion, and works with nominating committees to identify and recruit exceptional female directors. Miranda is part of Egon Zehnder’s Board Consulting, CEO, and Human Resources practices, and previously led the Financial Services Practice in the United Kingdom.

Leadership is hard. What I care about is finding great people and awaking the leader within them.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Miranda was with Marks & Spencer, where she led the marketing and strategy function for the £3 billion food division, was a member of the divisional executive committee and headed up the M&S Direct food business. Miranda started her career working in investor relations consulting in Boston and London.

Miranda earned an MBA from London Business School, an MA in American Studies from Boston College, and a BA (Hons) in American Studies from Nottingham University.

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Forbes Magazine – Driving Diversity with “Real Dialogue”

Forbes Magazine – Driving Diversity with “Real Dialogue”

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, Forbes magazine reports on a: “Leader and Daughters: Cultivating the Next Generation of Leaders,” event hosted by Egon Zehnder as part of its global initiative to accelerate opportunities for female leaders of the future.

BBC Radio 4 – Focus on Developing Female High Potentials

BBC Radio 4 – Focus on Developing Female High Potentials

Egon Zehnder’s London Managing Partner Miranda Pode was featured on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme on 8 March talking about the role of women in leadership.

The Group HR Director — Navigator of New Worlds

The Group HR Director — Navigator of New Worlds

In a business environment characterised by rapid change and high levels of ambiguity and uncertainty, where the ability to mobilise talent is perhaps the greatest differentiator of corporate performance, the role of the Group HR Director has become more critical than ever before.

Egon Zehnder First to Set Female CEO Target

Egon Zehnder First to Set Female CEO Target

Egon Zehnder is committing to a target of 25 female chief executives of FTSE 100 companies by 2025 – a five-fold increase on the number today. The public commitment by the firm follows the appointment of its own female Managing Partner, Miranda Pode, to lead Egon Zehnder in the UK.

Egon Zehnder Sets Goal of 25 Female CEOs in UK FTSE100 by 2025

Egon Zehnder Sets Goal of 25 Female CEOs in UK FTSE100 by 2025

Egon Zehnder, the leading privately-owned global executive search and advisory firm ranked top for board and leadership work in the UK*, is committing to a target of 25 female chief executives of FTSE 100 companies by 2025 – a five-fold increase on the number today.

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