BOARD & CEO ADVISORY PARTNERS
Is Your Board Ready for What’s Next?
We are Board and CEO Advisory Partners, a specialized division of Russell Reynolds Associates created to help boards and CEOs face the unprecedented challenges that shape our world—from disruptive technology to shifting demographics to pressure from investors and regulators—and understand how they impact leadership and governance. We exist to deliver solutions that improve the way the world is led.
TECHNOLOGY

Does your board have a holistic view of technology?

TECHNOLOGY
Is your board asking the right questions about AI, blockchain, new technology and cyber security to help ensure long-term success for the business?
DIVERSITY

Does your board value difference?

DIVERSITY
Does your board have the breadth of perspective to address the market landscape that will define your business in the future?
INVESTOR EXPECTATIONS

How do you measure up?

INVESTOR EXPECTATIONS
Investors today demand more than quarterly results from boards—from board composition to ESG to culture to long-term CEO succession planning. Are you at risk of falling short?
CULTURE

Are you setting the right tone from the top?

CULTURE
How is your board helping to model, advance and monitor a culture that will drive long-term results while mitigating risk?
DISRUPTION

Can disruption create opportunities for your business?

DISRUPTION
The organizations that don’t disrupt themselves are the ones that will be disrupted, and staying current requires vigilance. Is your board taking a proactive approach?
OUR WORK

We Advise on Critical Leadership Issues

We deliver distinctive insights and impactful leadership solutions to help boards and CEOs advance their organizations for sustainable success.

Optimizing Board Performance

  • Effectiveness and Governance
  • Inflection Point Support
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Solidifying Board Leadership

  • Board and CEO Search
  • CEO Succession Planning
  • Board Leadership Succession Planning
  • Board Composition Review and Competency Development
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Strengthening Board Culture

  • Board Culture
  • Board Diversity and Inclusion
  • Board and Executive Alignment
  • Board and CEO Governance Education
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CASE STUDY
Orchestrating Seamless Transition at the Top

A highly regarded hospital system needed to plan for the succession of its leader. Board and CEO Advisory Partners designed a two-year succession planning, assessment and CEO transition process.

CASE STUDY
Orchestrating Seamless Transition at the Top
A highly-regarded hospital system needed to plan for the succession of its leader. Board and CEO Advisory Partners designed a two-year succession planning, assessment, and CEO transition process.
OUR DIFFERENCE

A Unique Client-Centric Approach

Boards today face extraordinary challenges—cookie cutter solutions are not good enough. We have pioneered EDGES, an interdisciplinary approach to our advisory work that helps us craft distinctive insights and impactful solutions.

 
Expertise

Our interdisciplinary teams bring together consultants with deep expertise across industries and professional disciplines.

 
DISTINCTIVE INSIGHTS

Our proprietary research into effective director and board behaviors amplifies our search experience and enables us to advise boards with insight and impact.

 
GLOBAL REACH

Board work necessitates thorough understanding and first-hand experience in our clients’ home countries and the markets where they plan to grow.

 
EXTERNAL PERSPECTIVE

We have built deep, lasting relationships with investors, asset managers, proxy advisors and academics to help clients understand the trends that will shape governance globally.

 
SHARED EXPERIENCE

Through our work with hundreds of Global 1000 companies, we have gained insight and perspective to provide our clients with trusted counsel.

MULTI-FACETED PERSPECTIVE

Our Consultants Bring Deep and Diverse Expertise

Our consultants bring first-hand experience in law, governance, management and organizational consulting, digital transformation, and organizational psychology. For every engagement, we assemble a tailored, multi-disciplinary team to address our client's unique challenges and goals in a holistic way.
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Governance

Our insight into board culture, board effectiveness and board leadership is informed by our experience in investment management, law and board service as well as our engagement with the governance community.

Search and Succession

Our search consultants complete hundreds of searches for CEOs, board directors and chairpersons each year, bringing unmatched knowledge and insight into the leadership marketplace.

Advisory

We draw upon a range of experience in advising boards and senior executives on their most challenging issues, from strategy consulting to banking to law.

Assessment

Our team includes organizational psychologists and assessment specialists who deliver objective and market-benchmarked talent insights to help you identify and select the C-Suite executives with the most potential to succeed in your specific context.

Governance Insights

Our Latest Thinking

OUR NETWORK

We Draw on Outside Perspectives

We have built deep and enduring relationships with the network of stakeholders who shape the governance environment. These relationships bolster our understanding of the marketplace, allow us to anticipate shifts and enable us to provide our clients with context-driven, future-focused counsel.

ADVISORY BOARD
Our advisory board provides corporate governance expertise including regulatory, investment, CEO and board director perspective.
INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS
Our relationships with institutional investors, asset managers and pension funds provide insight into the needs of the market.
OTHER ADVISORS
Our deep and long working relationships with the banking, law, accounting and proxy advisory firms who advise in this space enrich the counsel that we provide.
THOUGHT LEADERS
We regularly host events to convene thought leaders, from practitioners to board leaders to CEOs to academics, in order to accelerate thinking on key issues facing boards and CEOs.