Category: Private Equity

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 It is obsolete.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…

The Role of the CEO

Peter DiGiammarino December 13, 2017

Every organization has, or needs, a leader. And it is true that the power of one committed, clear person can make all the difference in the world. But no one individual, even the greatest leader, does anything of much significance alone. The best leaders know that it is not all about them. It is about Read more…

What Boards Want: Great Board Candidates

Melissa Henderson December 6, 2017

As we are right in the middle of board proxy season and we have previously explored how to time board candidate selection, many board candidates are eager to hear whether they have been selected amongst a very competitive base of board talent. Albeit slow moving, I believe board succession agendas are transitioning from the good Read more…