HOTELS | Caribbean cleans up, looks toward the future

In HOTELS magazine this week, Ann Fastiggi, head of our Hospitality and Leisure Practice, is quoted extensively in a piece on how this summer’s natural disasters afflicting Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the broader Caribbean are taking their toll on the winter 2018 high travel season and the robust $56.4 billion in revenues that tourism […]

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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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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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Fortune | Elon Musk’s Tweets About Mental Health Are a Reminder That ‘Great Highs’ Often Come With Invisible ‘Terrible Lows’

Wendy Murphy, head of our Human Resources Practice, was featured last week in Fortune for a story on how senior executives handle their mental health issues. In her piece, “Elon Musk’s Tweets About Mental Health Are a Reminder That ‘Great Highs’ Often Come With Invisible ‘Terrible Lows’“, Ellen McGirt writes: The stigma of admitting 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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Entrepreneur | Just Who Has the Right Skills to Turn Uber Around?

This morning, our CEO Brett Stephens is featured by Nina Zipkin in Entrepreneur for an article about the search for Travis Kalanick’s replacement at Uber. Stephens closes out the article, and his point about the need for empathy in leadership of the company is highlighted in the subhead of the article. In her piece, “Just Who […]

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Hospitality and Leisure Practice Update | July 2017

Reflections on the First Half of 2017 As many of you may be experiencing, things have been extremely active. Companies continue to upgrade talent, acquire hotels, sell off assets, and spin off divisions. At RSR Partners, we see some increased activity in the timeshare and hospitality REIT sectors. These are industries we have been studying […]

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