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As companies become ever more enabled by technology, finding executives with the right digital experience gets more complicated. To determine the type of leadership needed for their digital journey, companies should start by asking themselves a few key questions.

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In this podcast, Andrew Bester, CEO of The Co-operative Bank, discusses the challenges the consumer banking sector faces in a digital world and the steps The Co-op Bank is taking to overcome them, always putting customers first.

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Organizations want to go digital, but without the right innovation leaders in place they may struggle to unlock real value.

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To remain competitive and capture buy-side investments, sell-side brokers need to provide tailored offerings and a differentiated experience.

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In this podcast, Pradip Patiath, senior partner at McKinsey & Company, discusses how innovation and digitalization are changing the insurance sector and how insurance companies must evolve to meet consumer demands.

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Insurers’ traditional agent-led model is less and less able to keep up with consumer expectations. To succeed in the future, insurers will need to attract “digital natives” and give them opportunities to make a difference.

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In this podcast, Brett Gosper, CEO of World Rugby, discusses the company’s organizational and branding transformation and the important role that sports play in society.

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In this podcast, Piet Coelewij, CEO of Wehkamp, discusses the company’s transformation into a full e-commerce business and how having the right talent and culture in place has been key to its success.

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In this podcast, Colin Walsh, CEO and founder of Varo Money, discusses the role technology has been playing to transform the banking sector and the skills he looks for in his team to thrive through change.

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An analysis of the profiles of leaders who have made these transitions provides some answers.

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Before pursuing candidates, companies beyond the technology sector must carefully consider their strategy, organizational maturity, and specific needs.

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In this podcast episode, Andy Palmer, chief executive officer of Aston Martin, discusses how the automotive company has consistently overcome the disruptive market by supporting a culture that encourages innovation.

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Executives who view small changes in isolation risk missing their much larger potential for global impact.

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In this podcast episode, NiQ Lai, chief operating officer of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), discusses how striking the right balance between fulfilling the company’s purpose and achieving bottom-line results led to the company’s expeditious growth.

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Cyber risks threaten companies across industries. Businesses must empower chief information security officers to identify and, more important, combat these risks.

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Insurance companies are underestimating the scope and pace of digital disruption in their industry. Finding the right digital talent and capabilities will be key to meeting customer expectations and capturing the full value of digital.

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In this podcast, Steven Overman, chief marketing officer at Kodak, discusses the challenges posed by disruption and how best to confront them.

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A series of panel discussions at Stanford suggest that the sources of instability are multiplying for both companies and countries. Success will require a sharper focus on the development of human capital—and the concerted application of technology to solve complex problems.

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In our latest podcast, Peter Weckesser, digital transformation officer for Airbus Defence and Space, discusses how the firm is navigating continuous disruption.

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Heidrick & Struggles is proud sponsor of the Changeboard Future Talent Conference 2018, taking place at The Royal Geographic Society in London on March 22, 2018.

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