Philip Aiken, Chair of Aveva & Balfour Beatty, joined to discuss M&A and integration from the board perspective.
While proxy advisors and boards share the same goal of improving corporate governance in U.S. companies, there is still one big question: Has the scale of proxy firms' influence and practices eroded or improved good governance?
Joining a private equity board has its upsides, but it’s not for everyone: this type of board service also carries plenty of risk. What should potential PE directors know before accepting a role?
Hosted by Melody Meyer and Egon Zehnder, 11 board directors joined us for our third dinner for women on industrial boards. The topics spanned across ESG, diversity, and the differences between UK and US boards.
Investors are continuing their push for board diversity in the 2019 proxy season that was set into motion two years ago. More investors are becoming vocal and more definitive about what constitutes boardroom diversity.
Los factores que determinan la efectividad de un Directorio.
Egon Zehnder's Pallavi Kathuria discusses the shift in why organizations are looking for ethical and humble leaders.
A group of women directors of industrial boards share advice for how boards should think about hiring.
Early stage companies tend to be innovative, entrepreneurial and willing to take risks. The founders of these companies often view a corporate Board as the construct that comes in to stall their innovative spirit; the equivalent of your parents accompanying you on your first date.
Activist proposals have long been viewed as something to resist, even fear, but a new strain of thinking has become part of the debate. Boards are now looking at activist themes to inspire their own actions – as both an offense and defense strategy.