Odgers Berndtson, one of the top executive search and organizational leadership firms, announces Sally Drexler as Partner at its Los Angeles office, establishing a powerhouse presence in the consumer and media industry.
The digital era and advancements in technology have impacted the world at rapid rates. Companies big and small are beginning to rethink their operating models and adapt to deliver greater efficiency and output through the use of technology. Odgers Berndtson’s report is derived from a recent event the firm organized in Singapore.
Odgers Berndtson sat down with Chuck Jeannes, CEO of Goldcorp, the largest senior gold mining company [by market capitalization] in the world. In the interview he discusses how he is trying to change the perception of the mining sector in order to retain and attract talent.
China has long been the location for companies to base their production due to the cost advantage. But rising costs in China’s manufacturing centers are pushing the “Factory Asia” further away from China into its Southeast neighbors. Odgers Berndtson finds that in some cases companies are ‘on-shoring’—moving production out of Asia altogether and back home.
In a recent article Odgers Berndtson sat down with Rodney O’Neal, CEO of Delphi Automotive to discuss his career and the power of opportunity. As the CEO gets ready to retire from one of the world largest high-tech automotive companies, he reiterates how important it was to be prepared to seize opportunity.
Building a strong talent pipeline is seen as a challenge today, but is nowhere as difficult as it will be with growing markets and shrinking talent pools. For example, over the next 30 years, it is projected that the EU’s workforce will shrink by 53 million and China’s by 100 million.
Odgers Berndtson reported economic trends point to a bright future for Multi-National Companies in Asia. Asia, as a region, represents 23% of global revenue and is home to half the world’s population. However, Odgers Berndtson finds that what is being predicted for global companies in Asia is not what is being delivered.