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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.
The destination may be the same, but research suggests that the path to the corner office varies across 12 Western European countries and the United States.
Women need to embrace their power—and organizations need to support them—to take their rightful place in the technology sector.
Heidrick & Struggles’ annual survey of investment professionals in North America tracks recent compensation trends in the region.
The Conference Board’s latest annual report, developed in collaboration with Heidrick & Struggles, tracks key trends in CEO succession practices at S&P 500 companies.
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.
More than 38% of all independent board seats filled by Fortune 500 companies in 2017 went to women. That’s the largest percentage of new female directors since we began tracking the figure in 2009—yet progress remains slow.
Heidrick & Struggles is among a high-profile group of business sponsors of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2018.
Nonprofit organizations and associations play a critical role in society. A survey of their board members identifies a number of strengths—and one glaring weakness.
In our latest podcast, Antonio Carrillo Rule, former CEO of Mexichem, discusses how the chemical and industrial company became a diversified global player.
The CEO of Grant Thornton LLP describes how the accounting firm transformed its culture to empower its employees, better meet clients’ needs, and become an employer of choice.
A new survey sheds light on the importance of mentoring—what works, what doesn’t, why it matters, and how companies could support it better.
In this interview, the former outfielder discusses coming out publicly after leaving the sport, his role as MLB’s ambassador of inclusion, and the lessons that could help companies with their efforts to foster and promote diversity.
Heidrick & Struggles’ annual survey of investment professionals in North America tracks recent compensation data in the region.
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.
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.
Heidrick & Struggles is a proud sponsor for the 2017 NACD Global Leaders Summit, the largest director forum in the world.
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.
The destination may be the same, but research suggests that the path to the corner office is different in France, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.