The 10th anniversary Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit was unlike any other — a virtual setting that brought more attendees than ever before and content focused on humanity, empathy and resilience, underpinned by diversity and inclusion.
With widespread change happening across portfolio companies, it is perhaps unsurprising that private equity firms are hunting for expertise across a range of issues with a greater emphasis on areas such as environmental, social and governance, and talent.
Layoffs have spread across the media landscape in 2020, as consolidation cut the number of positions available and the pandemic forced struggling companies to slash staffers. Media companies are starting to hire again as productions resume and businesses work to get back on track.
Since the country erupted in racial protests in early June, many CEOs have taken a visible public stand against systemic racism, pledging to do their part in helping dismantle it. But until executive leadership of the world's top companies better reflect the diversity of talent in the population at large, these public commitments won't work.
Whatever catchy title we give it, the pandemic has created permanent changes in how we work and lead. We consolidated findings from our conversations with 1000+ C-suite leaders to share just what those changes are.
Accessing and developing diverse talent is fundamental to the success of Egon Zehnder, our clients and our candidates. We believe that diverse and inclusive leaders create a better world where individuals and organizations not only grow, they thrive.
Over the past year we have witnessed tremendous progress with all entities on the PSI20 meeting their required diversity quota. There is now a foundation for taking an important leap forward in creating Evergreen Board Succession and building the pipeline of the next wave of women leaders.
You are switching to an alternate language version of the Egon Zehnder website. The page you are currently on does not have a translated version. If you continue, you will be taken to the alternate language home page.