Board Member Recruitment – A New Way Forward

Melissa Henderson February 17, 2016
Board Member Recruitment

“Governance and leadership are the yin and the yang of successful organizations. If you have leadership without governance, you risk tyranny, fraud and personal fiefdoms. If you have governance without leadership, you risk atrophy, bureaucracy and indifference.” – Mark Goyder Director of Tomorrow’s Company, a global think tank The two fundamentals of a strong board Read more…

Rethinking Private Equity Operating Partner and Board Models

Melissa Henderson February 10, 2016
Private Equity Compensation | Summit Executive Resources

There are a number of ways to classify the strategies private equity firms use to grow their investments. These vary by stage of investment, target geography (country) or market type — emerging markets, growth markets versus developed markets. And while some firms focus on a growth equity approach, identifying high value companies, others employ a Read more…

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 It is obsolete.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…