Category: Improving Board Performance

Six Problems with Board Member Recruitment and a New Way Forward

Melissa Henderson January 10, 2018

Obsolescence should not be feared. While it signals the end of something familiar, it welcomes a new way forward. We have reached this crossroads with retained executive search. It is obsolete. Today, the retained executive search process is costly. Frequently, after lengthy recruiting processes, retained searches deliver new board members who fit poorly with the Read more…

Understanding Board Refreshment – Diversity & New Directors

Melissa Henderson November 29, 2017

Earlier this month, I shared insights into what is happening in the arena of board refreshment, particularly in the areas of the latest trends and succession. In this second part of understanding board refreshment, we will look at how the needle is moving in board room diversity and what companies are looking for in new Read more…

Board Power

Peter DiGiammarino November 15, 2017

It is with great pleasure I introduce Peter DiGiammarino, Founder and CEO of IntelliVen, as a new guest contributor to Summit Executive Resource’s weekly blog.  Peter is a long-time friend and trusted advisor of Summit. More importantly, he is an advisor and thought leader in the category of CSuite leadership and board of directors dynamics Read more…