In a conversation with Egon Zehnder’s Simone Stebler, UBS Global Wealth Management’s Group Managing Director and General Counsel Maria Leistner and her mentee, Legal Team Executive Director Aleksandra Schellenberg, share career advice for the next generation of leaders.
Today marks the fifth year of Egon Zehnder’s Leaders & Daughters events in London. Crucially, this program acknowledges that this conversation can’t just be about women. It has to include everyone, regardless of gender or generation.
Strong HR leadership has, by many measures, never been more important to business development. And yet, there aren’t enough candidates ready to lead. Gizem Weggemans, head of HR practice, and Karim Jalbout, head of technology, spoke with People Management on how the profession can bridge the gap.
We typically spend at least two decades in our formal education, carefully choose our places of employment and invest significant time and effort in training. But we overlook one very key piece of the learning puzzle: surrounding ourselves with people who will push us to succeed in unexpected ways.
The CMO role is one of the most dynamic, challenging, exhilarating, complex, nuanced and powerful in the C-suite. Leader of Egon Zehnder's CMO Practice Kristi Maynor shares what will be necessary for future marketing leaders to continue to innovate.
As the first generation of middle-market private equity leaders nears retirement, many firms are struggling with how to move forward with succession planning, even when faced with increasing pressure from their limited partners.