Building better boards: Taking the long view of director succession

Viewed in RussellReynolds.com A company is ultimately only as good as the people who comprise it, and a company’s management similarly is only as good as the individuals who comprise its board of directors. But what processes actually exist for selecting a board director? Too often, Russell Reynolds senior member Anthony Goodman writes, its comes… More

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Women exceed 25% of board seats on S&P 500 for the first time

Viewed in Bloomberg. Publicly-traded companies have been making a conscientious effort of late to diversify their corporate boards, and one primary objective has been expanding the number of women on them. But how much progress has actually been made? Spencer Stuart, one of the world’s largest and most prominent executive recruitment firms, has completed an… More

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Seven steps to a more strategic board: What CEOs need to know

Viewed in Deloitte Insights. How much do we really know about what makes a successful corporate board of directors? To be sure, we could stand to know more. In an effort to add to this knowledge base, Deloitte initiated 50 conversations with Fortune 1000 CEOs about their perspective on corporate boards. A few themes emerged:… More

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