How to Time Board Candidate Selection

Melissa Henderson July 19, 2017
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This has quite possibly been the most hectic, unpredictable and surprising season for board succession that I have experienced, since representing our first independent director client, Lou Testoni, close to seven years ago. While I typically rely on the premise of introducing our client to a potential board opportunity six to nine months before proxy, Read more…

Why Corporate Boards Need Cybersecurity Experts

Karen Wendel July 12, 2017
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“War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men.” Georges Benjamin Clemenceau, French Prime Minister, 1906-1909, 1917-1920 On October 21, 2016, millions of users were impacted by the largest ever Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Users were unceremoniously booted off their favorite websites, including PayPal, Twitter, Amazon and CNN. Hundreds of private Read more…

When Should You Use an Executive Agent?

Melissa Henderson July 5, 2017
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Over eight years ago, while I was practicing retained executive search in a large firm and a boutique, it became clear to me that retained executive search is broken. On a daily basis, I was receiving calls and requests, asking if I could flip the retained search model.  Was there a better model? Well, I Read more…