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In 2016, Fortune 500 boards, which filled a record number of seats, made strides toward greater diversity, appointing more Hispanic directors than ever. But women directors lost ground. Learn more about the latest trends in board composition and experience in this year’s Board Monitor.

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A survey of association and nonprofit board members explores what motivates directors to serve, how directors view their roles, and how the organizations they support can improve their experience.

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Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 23rd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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By forgoing leisurely onboarding and induction processes, boards can ensure directors get off to a fast start.

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Given current and future trends, the demand is likely to rise significantly in the coming years for the formidable competencies that healthcare leaders possess—and the talent pool is deep.

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The digital revolution has big implications for boards. The best of them are already working hard to bolster their digital know-how.

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The best nominating committees look beyond traditional pools of talent, astutely assess candidate readiness, and thoroughly prepare to defend nominees’ business and cultural fit with the entire board.

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The chief information security officer (CISO) has emerged as an important C-suite role, and a hard one to fill—particularly in Europe.

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Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 22nd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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Outstanding audit chairs exhibit three leadership attributes that together help them thrive in an environment of heightened risk and increasing responsibility for oversight.

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Despite Fortune 500 boards filling a record number of seats with independent directors in 2015, diversity among new directors stalled. Learn more about trends in board composition in the 2016 Heidrick & Struggles Board Monitor.

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A closer look at the unique dynamics of Asian boards suggests ways that boards in the region can improve their diversity of thinking—and their impact on corporate performance.

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By studying clear and concise board reports, companies can learn to communicate a more complete picture of their business, thereby differentiating themselves in the market.

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The key is creating a culture where people are optimistic in the face of challenge, regularly seek to improve, and embrace the opportunities for reinvention that digital brings.

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Upcoming Events for Heidrick & Struggles' The Board Network

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When companies make a strategic shift, the chairman and board of directors must ensure the culture also pivots — starting with the top team — to make the strategy work.

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An exclusive conversation with Lord Michael Hastings, global head of citizenship at KPMG International, on the need for diversity on boards today.

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An exclusive conversation with Lord Michael Hastings, global head of citizenship at KPMG International, on the board's role in ensuring good citizenship is embedded in the company.

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A new era of corporate splits, spins, and separations raises the stakes on making a bad board appointment. Here’s how thoughtful parent companies avoid them when turning one board into two.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ latest Board Monitor examines how the most recent cohort of Fortune 500 board appointments is shifting the landscape in board composition, diversity, and talent.

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