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C-Suite Roles

Boyden Executive Monitor Finds Chief Marketing Officers Increasingly Critical for CEO Success

Chief Marketing Officers are becoming vital players in their CEOs’ success, with digital innovation and data analytics often playing key supporting roles, according to the Executive Monitor released today by Boyden global executive search.

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Russell Reynolds Associates: Inside the Mind of the General Counsel

​Russell Reynolds Associates’ Inside the Mind of...series addresses the leadership and behavioral attributes of various groups of executives.

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IIC Partners: Inside Innovation with the Tweddle Group’s Chief Innovation Officer

IIC Partners interviewed Ty Beltramo, Chief Innovation Officer, on managing creative teams, aligning emerging trends with business strategy and product development and keeping a leading innovative edge against the competition.
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TRANSEARCH: Helping Human Resources Deliver Better Business Value

Today’s HR team is responsible for tackling challenges as complicated and intermittent as CEO succession planning and process implementation, as strategic as executive compensation and talent acquisition, and as mundane and predictable as payroll, benefits administration and scheduling the company holiday party. Whether through its own lack of business knowledge and strategic initiative, or too broad a scope of accountabilities that often fail to distinguish the strategic from the tactical, today’s Human Resources function continues to get a bad rap.

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Russell Reynolds Associates: Inside the Mind of the Chief Marketing Officer

The Russell Reynolds Associates database allows us to make statistically driven observations about the characteristics possessed by leaders in a particular field. Russell Reynolds compared 36 CMOs from companies totaling more than $1.5 trillion in market capitalization with our broader database of executives (as well as with chief executive officers (CEO) and other C-suite figures) on 60 psychometric scales from well-validated leadership assessments to understand on which scales the CMOs showed statistical differences from the other populations.

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Spencer Stuart: CFO Route to the Top

Spencer Stuart has spent the last five years analyzing the backgrounds and demographics of CFOs in FTSE 350 companies. Through their detailed knowledge of CFO career paths they offer a unique insight into CFO hiring trends.

 

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Boyden: Executive Monitor: Chief Digital Officer

Boyden Global Executive Search has released their quarterly Executive Monitor report focused on the rise of Chief Digital Officers. The report finds that organizations are hiring and elevating CDOs to forge new initiatives and digital strategies, build market share, and challenge the status quo.

 

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Korn Ferry: Chief Communications Officer

Korn Ferry surveyed senior communication executives at U.S. companies in the Fortune 500. As the CCO role in the United States continues to expand beyond traditional communication responsibilities, greater demands are placed on executives in these positions to provide leadership; to contribute expertise and leverage relationships to help the C-suite in problem-solving; and to design and implement multichannel communication plans that support their organizations’ transformation and growth strategies.

 

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Russell Reynolds Associates: Inside the Mind of the CFO

Russell Reynolds Associates’ research finds characteristics possessed by leaders in various industries. This edition of the report uncovers the leadership and behavioral attributes of the CFO. The findings were found through comparisons of CEOs and CFOs.

 

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Spencer Stuart: Do We Need a CXO?

Spencer Stuart finds that establishing a new CXO role represents just one approach to achieving these goals; many CEOs prefer to place responsibility for key functions and high-profile initiatives with every member of the senior management team.

 

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