Category: Recruitment Strategy

Understanding Board Refreshment – Trends & Succession

Melissa Henderson November 8, 2017

In an earlier post, Navigating Board Timing, I shared insights into how most corporate boards, particularly publicly traded, go about appointing new directors. Although it is not an exact science, it is a pretty solid view into how it works in alignment with proxy season.  So, what is happening in the world of board refreshment Read more…

What Boards Want: Great Board Candidates

Melissa Henderson October 18, 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…

Private Equity Portfolio Recruitment: New Model

Melissa Henderson October 4, 2017
Board of Directors

Earlier this week, I had the great pleasure of moderating a panel of private equity human capital experts at the 5th Annual Women’s Private Equity Conference.  The topic was focused on best practices in private equity portfolio recruitment and retention. These thought leading human capital experts are aggressively seeking new, better and more innovative ways Read more…