Three Steps to Greater Board Effectiveness

Melissa Henderson April 6, 2016

During my daily work of representing C-Suite executives for their interest in independent directorships and partnering with corporate boards by providing them with vetted executives, it is clear to me that investor focus on board performance has reached new levels of intensity. Activist investors who have been historically assertive are now even more aggressive and Read more…

Military Board Recruitment: Is There Value in the Number of Stars?

Melissa Henderson March 30, 2016

As I consider the makeup of corporate boards and the value of the retired military flag officers in the corporate board room, I see a consistent theme and that is retired three and four–star generals making it to the board room table. What is the missing link and why are there not more one or Read more…

How to Build a Deep Bench of Top Talent

Melissa Henderson March 23, 2016

“The single most important thing is to make sure you have the right leadership for the business. In a world economy that remains prone to macro shocks, the firms we work for are looking for expertise and a successful record, but equally important, CEOs who really want to make a difference transforming a company.” – Read more…