Hiring the next generation of CEOs could soon get harder
The Credit Union Journal article, “Hiring the next generation of CEOs could soon get harder,” quoted Russell Reynolds Associates Consultant Robert Voth on the likelihood of female executives filling top credit union leadership roles as more and more men begin to retire. The article is excerpted below.
“We don’t think of women as different from men in a different standpoint in any way whatsoever,” Robert Voth, a consultant at Russell Reynolds Associates said. “In #MeToo, it’s separate from the world of recruiting.”
“There are only so many qualified female C-suite existing credit union executives, that if we stay in this narrow environment and look for diversity, credit unions will not find success,” Voth said. “But if they look at a diversification of talent, if they go look into banking versus simply credit unions, than the world explodes for them.”
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