CEO Selection: A Framework for Success

Family Business Magazine (FBM) features Clarke Murphy on CEO Succession

Family Business Magazine (FBM) recently featured an article by Clarke Murphy on CEO Succession in family-controlled firms, with details on creating a framework for successful leadership transition.

Russell Reynolds Associates Names Clarke Murphy Next President and CEO

Murphy to Succeed Matthew Wright on April 2, 2012

Global executive search and assessment firm Russell Reynolds Associates today announced that Clarke Murphy will succeed Matthew Wright as the firm’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Murphy will take office on April 2, 2012 when Matthew Wright steps down from the role.

The Chief Communications Officer

Guiding Your Business in a Chaotic World

As recently covered in Directors & Boards, Seema Kathuria looks at the changes sweeping through the corporate communications field and reviews the issues critical to companies that are seeking to define and implement their communication strategy.

Attracting the Best Partners to Professional Services Firms

Getting Senior Partner Hiring Right

Russell Reynolds Associates’ global Business and Professional Services practice highlight the common mistakes to avoid when hiring partner-level talent and how leading organizations successfully overcome them.

Where Do CFOs Come From?

Profiles and Career Patterns of Fortune 100 Chief Financial Officers

Russell Reynolds Associates analyzed the career patterns of every CFO in the Fortune 100 (F100) to establish the experiences and underlying capabilities that define the “route to the top,” and how (if at all) that route has changed in recent years. Our findings were featured in The Wall Street Journal Online’s CFO Journal in two articles - The Long Road to Becoming CFO at Big U.S. Firms and CFO Route to the Top Grows More Strategic.

Survey Finds Urgent Need for Shared Services Executives to Elevate Key Competencies

Russell Reynolds Associates Shared Services Leadership Survey (2012)

People leadership, change management and strategy capabilities lagging behind industry needs all point to a clear mandate for talent management, according to a recent Russell Reynolds Associates survey.

Russell Reynolds Associates Supports ERT Initiative on Gender Diversity in the Boardroom Covers ERT Board Initiatives

Russell Reynolds Associates partners with the ERT to identify talented women in business that can be considered for board roles across the EU.

Will Board Quotas Be Implemented Across Europe?

Bloomberg References 2010 Russell Reynolds Associates & PWN Study

Bloomberg reports that the European Commission is to consider board quotas after slow adoption of gender equality hiring across the EU, and quotes a 2010 study by Russell Reynolds Associates and the European Professional Women’s Network.

Relationships and Results: The Evolving CMO Role

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Andrew Hayes and Alan Cork of Russell Reynolds Associates discuss how the CMO role is evolving and what impact this has upon C-suite leadership.

Six Talent Dilemmas Facing Multinational Companies in China

Leadership & Talent

Our team in China look at six specific talent dilemmas facing multinational companies in China and consider the solutions that will ensure sustained business success.