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CEO Succession Planned Well in Advance: The Perspective of The Board

CEOs are the mainstay of their companies – both externally and internally. They hold primary responsibility for developing and implementing forward-looking strategies and evolving corporate culture. And in our hyper-complex and fast-paced age, they are the voice of the company and architects of value creation that goes well beyond financial gain. Appointing the CEO is one of the most important decisions and extensive tasks of any board of directors.

Chairwoman Jill Ader at Out Leadership's 2021 Quorum Summit

Chairwoman Jill Ader joined a panel with Out Leadership CEO & Founder Todd Sears and former EY partner Beth Brooke to discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion in the boardroom.

EU Biotech CEOs and Board Members Reflect on a Turbulent 2020

Egon Zehnder rounded off 2020 with a final gathering of biotech CEOs and board members, who shared their reflections on a turbulent year.

CEOs: The Architects of Prosperity

As CEOs lead us through complexity into a better future, they must maintain strong values—recognizing their responsibility to use unwavering humanity as their compass when making decisions or changing paths.

What It Takes to Be a Sustainability Leader Today

For all of the urgency around economic, social, and governance issues, actions around the globe are uneven and slow moving. Before the coronavirus struck, Egon Zehnder spoke with Benet Northcote, former GreenPeace UK Chief Policy Officer and Director of Corporate Responsibility at the John Lewis Partnership, about the biggest challenges sustainability leaders face, how they are helping organizations make progress, and what key characteristics sustainability leaders need to be successful in transforming their companies—and the world.

Egon Zehnder Global Board Diversity Tracker Shows Slow and Insufficient Progress — Urging Measurable Action

For the past 16 years, Egon Zehnder has tracked gender and international diversity on boards around the world. This year, our 2020 report expands into racial, ethnic, and LGBTQ+ diversity. Read the findings.

Family Business & Sustainability - Expert Interview with German Herrera

The Sustainability Board Report sat down virtually with German Herrera of Egon Zehnder to better understand the dynamics of family business and their approach to sustainability.

What to Expect When You’re SPAC-ing

Board assembly is no game. What Sponsors and Targets should know about assembling a Board under SPAC deadlines:

CIO – 5 Compelling Reasons Why CIOs Should Pursue Board Seats Now

Even CEOs who aren’t enthusiastic about loaning out their top execs for external board service will support the idea as long as it doesn’t interfere with their day job.

The Wall Street Journal – A Unilever Exec's Personal Board of Directors

In Personal Board of Directors, top business leaders talk about the people they turn to for advice, and how those people have shaped their perspective and helped them succeed.

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