Board Governance

Russell Reynolds Associates: Being a Better Board - Why and How Western Corporate Boards Need to Appoint China Experts

Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global search and leadership advisory firm, today released a white paper, "Being a Better Board: Why and How Western Corporate Boards Need to Appoint China Experts." The paper examines the growing need for China-focused experts as companies seek to expand their global competitive advantage.

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Signium: The Best Defense Against Corporate Failure

This article discusses the risks of mandatory audit firm rotation (MAFR) and includes suggestions to avoid corporate failure.

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Board Search and Advisory Services Guiding Principles

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The Future of Boards

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Russell Reynolds Associates: A Look Inside Nonprofit Boards

Nonprofits play an essential role in the world’s social, political and financial landscape. Russell Reynolds Associates new report provides data about current practices of nonprofit boards. Covering 2,302 board members, the publication offers key findings and a range of choices nonprofit boards can make. 

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Russell Reynolds Associates: Global and Regional Trends in Corporate Governance for 2017

Russell Reynolds Associates recently interviewed numerous institutional and activist investors, pension fund managers, public company directors and other governance professionals about the trends and challenges that public company boards will face in 2017. The conversations yielded a wide array of perspectives about the forces that drive change in corporate governance landscape.

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Spencer Stuart: U.S. Board Index 2016

The 2016 edition of the Spencer Stuart U.S. Board Index places particular focus on growing interest by institutional investors in board composition and performance, highlighting trends in new director recruitment, independent board leadership, tenure and term limits, mandatory retirement, board evaluation and shareholder engagement.

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Heidrick & Struggles: Taking the Emergency out of Emergency Succession Planning

Heidrick & Struggles’ recent article discusses how boards can make a habit of emergency succession planning to ensure that they have a robust plan in place. 

 

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Spencer Stuart: Building a First-Class Board of Directors Pre-IPO

Spencer Stuart provides several recommendations and considerations for companies and sponsors thinking about board composition in preparation for an IPO.

 

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Heidrick & Struggles: Chairing Private Equity vs. PLC Boards

Heidrick & Struggles was recently the host of a chairman dinner discussion that focused on private equity versus publically listed company boards.

 

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