6 Problems with Board Member Recruitment and a New Way Forward

Melissa Henderson February 4, 2016
Board Member Recruitment | Summit Executive Resources

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 It is obsolete.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…

Private Equity and the SEC’s Quest for Transparency

Melissa Henderson February 2, 2016
Summit Executive Resources | Private Equity Partners

  The last few years in the private equity industry have held significant changes as the SEC has increased their mandates for direct, open communication and reporting. From 1979 to 2010, private equity advisers were excluded from the requirement that they register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and meet the SEC’s reporting requirements. Read more…

Why Executive Placements Are More Competitive than Ever

Melissa Henderson January 27, 2016
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For companies hiring and those looking for C-suite and board positions, it is a challenging time. Yes, it works both ways. That is because there are pockets where demand for executives outstrips supply and others where the market is oversaturated. Who Is Hot? Based on my experience with executive placements, you will be highly sought Read more…