Board Recruiting Practice Head Appointed to Forbes Steering Committee

Carter Burgess, head of our Board Recruiting Practice, has been appointed to the new Steering Committee of Forbes’ CMO Practice. The Steering Committee consists of marketing measurement experts, board leaders, and academics who are working together with the Practice’s Advisory Board of leading CMOs and the Marketing Accountability Standards Board (MASB) to establish common sense […]

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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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RSR Partners Appoints Talal Debs as Head of Firm’s Risk Practice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christopher Sheeron | Head, Marketing and Communications  csheeron@rsrpartners | +1 (203) 246-8810 GREENWICH, Conn. — RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today the appointment of Talal Debs as a Managing Director and Head of the firm’s Risk Practice. With a strong combination of risk management, finance, and academic […]

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12 Reasons Why Companies Hire Executive Search Firms

In a new article, “12 Reasons Why Companies Hire Executive Search Firms“, Hunt Scanlon Media (HSM) has partnered with UK-based executive recruiting organization CNA International to discover why and when retaining a headhunting firm is advantageous. HSM writes, “…At the end of the day, while you can get a lot of lift from employee referrals, job […]

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Jim Whittle Appointed Chairman of AESC Japan Committee

We are pleased to share that Jim Whittle, head of our Tokyo office, has been appointed to the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants’ (AESC) Council of Asia Pacific and the Middle East. In this capacity, he will serve as chairman of the newly-formed Japan Committee. We thought you would find his appointment of […]

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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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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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Bloomberg BNA | Proxy Access Impact Seen as Similar to `Say-on-Pay’

Greg Lau, head of our Board Advisory Practice, served as a panelist this past Monday at Skytop Strategies’ Environmental, Social, and Governance Summit in New York City. The panel was entitled, “Filling the Talent Gap on Boards: Independent Board Development Through the Lens of Proxy Access”. As a result of this speaking engagement, Lau is […]

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