Boards are making progress in representational diversity—slowly. However, most boards in the UK and around the world are still overwhelmingly white. To discuss this sobering reality, we partnered with the Executive Leadership Council to gather more than 40 board-ready executives (majority of those ethnically diverse in the UK) to share their thoughts on increasing visibility, getting noticed, appointed and integrated into boards.
We partnered with the Executive Leadership Council to gather more than 40 board-ready executives who shared their thoughts on increasing visibility, getting noticed, appointed, and integrated into boards.
A company is two months into its search for a new Chief Technology Officer. This critical role, reporting to the CEO, is responsible for driving the technology and product development roadmap and the company is putting significant effort into the search process.
In June 2022, Egon Zehnder held the latest event in its Corporate Governance Exchange (CGX) series, which brings together chairs and Nomination & Remuneration Committee chairs to share insights and challenges for board members who want to increase their strategic impact. This CGX event focused on “ESG and the Role of the Board,” and featured Douglas Peterson, President and CEO of S&P Global, as a guest speaker.
For Web3 businesses, finding executive talent is just half of the battle. Building a board of directors who have the experience, capabilities, and mindsets to operate in new, rapidly changing and sometimes decentralized environments is a major challenge for CEOs and founders alike. There are three key elements Web3 businesses should look for in board members.
A discussion on the “what” of a high-performing board (i.e., understanding the role of the board and its agenda) and the “how” (i.e., the dynamics of the boardroom and how it should operate via personal interactions and styles).
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