Four Trends to Watch Impacting Boards & CEOs

At RSR Partners, we see four important trends that will shape the leadership landscape in 2019 and present both challenges and opportunities for boards and CEOs. 1. Moral Quotient (MQ) is now as important as IQ and EQ. For decades, many reasoned that intelligence (IQ) was the most effective measure of potential. But as the […]

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Bloomberg | MIT’s Endowment Chief Delivers Better Returns for Lower Pay

Bloomberg’s latest article, Edward Fowler, Managing Director in our Asset Management Practice provides insights on Seth Alexander, who runs MIT’s endowment. Writing in “MIT’s Endowment Chief Delivers Better Returns for Lower Pay”,  Katrina Lewis and Kristy Westgard  writes: “If he wanted to move somewhere, he could make double,” Edward Fowler, a managing director for asset management at recruiting […]

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Dan Payne To Step Down From USA Rugby CEO Job In July

In a press statement today, USA Rugby highlights the work our firm is undertaking on its behalf. The organization states: “USA Rugby has confirmed that CEO Dan Payne will step down from his position following the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in July… With just over four months remaining on Payne’s tenure, USA […]

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RSR Partners and OnPoint Consulting Launch Strategic Partnership

Companies to Provide Bespoke, Data Driven Leadership Assessments GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, today announced a strategic partnership with OnPoint Consulting, an organizational and leadership development consulting firm, to deliver unique leadership assessment capabilities to their clients. “We are thrilled to launch this strategic partnership with RSR Partners, which […]

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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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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 Launches Expanded Board Advisory Practice

GREENWICH, Conn. — RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today the launch of its newly expanded Board Advisory Practice to help its clients enhance their performance through good governance. Under the leadership of Greg Lau, the practice will offer public, private, and non-profit boards of directors a fully integrated suite of […]

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What Makes for a Successful Board – Article by Carter Burgess

Carter Burgess Managing Director There are a number of ingredients that go into making a board truly successful. Of them, I believe a relevant board composition, a collaborative culture, and highly committed board members are three of the most important success factors. Composition My colleagues and I spend a great deal of time advising our clients on […]

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