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High-value companies have boards that are aligned with the organization’s strategy and help accelerate performance.

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CEOs and other senior executives need to learn new skills — and in some cases, new mind-sets — to thrive as leaders in a hyperconnected world.

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When boards are faced with the crucial decision of selecting the next CEO, those that have started early and follow a rigorous process will have the best chance of finding the right leader.

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Heidrick & Struggles is once again a proud Premiere Partner of the 2019 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 21-23, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

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Despite recent progress, the position of board chair is still rarely held by women. We spoke with a number of current and former female chairs at large companies around the world on their experience getting the top job and how to thrive in the role.

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For directors, an understanding of leadership styles can enrich judgments and discussions about CEO performance, CEO candidates, and the kind of leadership needed in specific business situations.

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On the occasion of International Women’s Day, leaders should consider taking these simple steps to champion change and promote gender parity in their organizations.

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Heidrick & Struggles is once again a proud Gold Sponsor of the 2017 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 9-11, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

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Heidrick & Struggles is proud to participate for the 10th year as a strategic partner of The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. The theme of this year’s Annual Meeting, “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”, aligns with our purpose: We Help Our Clients Change The World, One Leadership Team at a Time.

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Heidrick & Struggles was once again a proud gold sponsor of the 2016 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 17-19, 2016 in Laguna Niguel, CA.

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

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If you are considering joining a board, proceed with caution and do your research to make sure it is the right fit before you begin the interview process.

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Heidrick & Struggles was a proud gold sponsor of the 2015 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 12-14 in Washington, D.C.

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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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This CEO & Board Practice report puts a lens on the top trends in boardroom composition and refreshment uncovered by our annual Board Monitor and global Board of Directors survey.

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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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Heidrick & Struggles sponsored the 21st Annual Stanford Directors’ College June 21-23 in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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From the unexpected arrival of activist investors to the unexpected departure of a key director, boards face an array of situations where they may be caught flat-footed on matters of board succession. Smart boards employ four approaches to better prepare themselves.

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Generational change offers boards the opportunity to improve their performance and increase diversity. A survey of global board members suggests there is little consensus on how to seize the opportunities.

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