Slayton Search Partners: Navigating DEI When Hiring Executive Leaders in Private Equity

Growth potential is being impacted by issues that private equity firms are dealing with, such as rising interest rates and C-suite turnover. Firms are concentrating on digital transformation, tax strategy, and ESG activities to increase value generation. Nowadays, value creation is more dependent on strong leadership than on operational efficiency or financial engineering. Better financial performance and stronger leadership teams are two benefits of strategic ESG activities, particularly in DEI. Institutional investors and private equity firms have serious concerns about DEI's involvement in executive hiring.

In this article, we will discuss:

  • The Financial Benefits of Diversity in Private Equity
  • Strategies for Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in PE Executive Recruitment
  • Case Studies of Successful DEI Initiatives in Private Equity
  • And more!

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Dan Dunn
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