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Het Financieele Dagblad – Wanted: A Mixed Board of Supervisory Directors

In 2017, Het Financieele Dagblad selected sixteen young supervisors for a study on what drives them, what they expect from their organizations, and in what ways they differ from their more experienced colleagues.

Het Financieele Dagblad – That's How You Become a Non-Executive Director

Do you have what it takes to become a supervisory board director?

At MWC 2018, Mobile Meets the Future

The 2018 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona had an optimism that set it apart from the gatherings of recent years. This was largely due to advances in making 5G a reality and the rapid evolution of the array of businesses that depend on a robust mobile sector.

Activist, Strategist, Counselor: Today’s Board Member

More than ever, organization leaders need committed counselors – individuals who will push them to greater heights and encourage them to pursue transformation. They need objective individuals who can advise, envision and strategize for long-term success.

Leaders & Daughters 2018

Egon Zehnder introduced Leaders & Daughters in March 2015 in London to provide a forum for addressing both the gender divide and the opportunity gap faced by the next generation of women leaders. By bringing together highly accomplished leaders and their daughters and mentees, we addressed the opportunities, challenges, obstacles and ideals of women leaders – and began to pave a path for positive change. Join the conversation by using #LeadersandDaughters.

The Economic Times – Today is the Age of the Humble, Vulnerable CEO

Leaders had an information arbitrage earlier, but now information is readily available to everybody and that is reducing the power centres, Rajeev Vasudeva, global chief executive at executive search and leadership firm Egon Zehnder, tells Saumya Bhattacharya.

How to Keep a Headhunter From Poaching Your Best Talent

Veteran executive recruiter Karl Alleman, managing partner of Egon Zehnder’s U.S. practice, has a particularly good vantage point on this.

What CXOs Think of Marketing:

At more and more organizations, marketing has become firmly established as a C-suite function.

Unlocking Innovation Across the Organization: Key to Success in China’s Consumer Market

China is already the world’s largest e-commerce market— and is projected to command more than half of global e-commerce revenue by 2021.

Corporate leadership: lessons from professional service firms

Professional service firms are very different from other commercial enterprises. They typically lack the hard-nosed bottom line focus and hierarchical management structure of most companies.