Activist investors are making corporate boards whiter and more male

Our CEO Brett Stephens is featured in Quartz this morning stemming from a recent interview with management reporter Oliver Staley. Staley’s piece focuses on the impact activists are having on board composition. And he features Stephens’ commentary throughout the article – with his insight constituting the bulk of the piece – alongside research from ISS, […]

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Wall Street Journal | Cybersecurity Tops Priority List For CEOs After String of High-Profile Hacks

  In the Wall Street Journal today, Brett Stephens, our chief executive officer, is featured in an article on cybersecurity and how data breaches affect chief executives. Stemming from her recent interview with Stephens, Vanessa Fuhrmans writes in her piece, “Cybersecurity Tops Priority List For CEOs After String of High-Profile Hacks”: “Cyber threats have zoomed to […]

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AESC’s Executive Talent | The Future of Boards

This week, Carter Burgess, head of our Board Recruiting Practice, is featured extensively in the new Next Gen issue of Executive Talent, the global trade publication of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC). In the eight-page article “The Future of Boards” (page 28), AESC writes: “Boards are also broadening the range of […]

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Kimball Electronics, Inc. Announces Appointment of Director Gregory A. Thaxton

This week, our successful work in recruiting Gregory Thaxton to the board of Kimball Electronics is featured in the company’s press release announcing Mr. Thaxton’s appointment. We are proud to have partnered with the company, a global leader in electronic manufacturing services. The company states: Kimball Electronics, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gregory A. […]

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RSR Partners Acquires Higdon Partners

Creates Premier Asset Management Recruitment and Advisory Team GREENWICH, Conn. — To address the changing leadership needs in the $72 trillion asset management industry, RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today its acquisition of Higdon Partners, a leading asset management recruiting and advisory boutique. Announcing the acquisition, RSR Partners Chief Executive […]

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RSR Partners Appoints John Hambley as Principal in Firm’s Industrial Practice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christopher Sheeron | Senior Director, Marketing and Communications csheeron@rsrpartners.com | +1 (203) 246-8810 GREENWICH, Conn. — RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today the appointment of John Hambley as a Principal in the firm’s Industrial Practice. With extensive experience in management consulting, he will play a key role […]

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BBC | Why you don’t give praise in Japan

Jim Whittle, head of our Tokyo office, is featured in BBC News for an extensive story on the topic of managing in Japan. We thought you would find the piece of interest. In “Why you don’t give praise in Japan”, reporter Eric Barton features Whittle prominently: Foreign managers who don’t adjust simply won’t fit in. […]

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Financial Times | What Does Proxy Access Mean for Director Pay?

Greg Lau, head of our Board Advisory Practice, is featured this week in the Financial Times’ Agenda for a comprehensive article on activism, proxy access, and director compensation. In his piece, “What Does Proxy Access Mean for Director Pay?”, senior reporter Tony Chapelle writes: Yet activists have begun winning more board seats in less time. […]

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Board Experts Evaluate New Corporate Governance Principles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christopher Sheeron | Senior Director, Marketing and Communications csheeron@rsrpartners.com | +1 (203) 246-8810 As some of the nation’s most prominent corporate executives release their new “Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles“, board experts at RSR Partners are weighing the implications these recommendations will have on public companies, their boards, and investors. This week, Greg […]

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