Posts Tagged "Spencer Stuart"

Men Blame Women For the Lack of Female Board Members

February 2016. A new study by Harvard Business School, the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation, and Spencer Stuart shows that when asked why women are vastly under-represented on corporate boards, the answer given depends on someone's age and gender. Read more from Fortune here.

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Boardrooms Uncertain about Economic Outlook, with Few Predicting Growth

Boardrooms Uncertain about Economic Outlook, with Few Predicting Growth  Survey of 4000+ Directors - Conducted by Groysberg, Bell, and Cheng; Spencer Stuart; and WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation - Captures Board Concerns about Strategy, Cybersecurity, Risk, Talent, and Regulation NEW YORK - February 16, 2016 - In a global survey of 4000+ corporate board directors, ...

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NACD Annual Surveys: American Boards Would Struggle to Meet Board Quotas Should They Become Law

NACD Directorship, 06/28/13: NACD’s annual governance surveys show that American boards would have difficulty fulfilling diversity quotas should they become law, as in Norway and Spain, with 27.4 percent of boards responding to NACD’s most recent Public Company Governance Survey reporting zero female members. “When figures do not improve, the probability ...

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Spencer Stuart reception celebrates the placement of 1,000 women in corporate boards around the world

06/06/2013: Consulting firm, Spencer Stuart, has helped place 1,000 female directors to corporate boards. Read more.

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Women Break Through as U.S. Boardrooms Welcome Non-CEOs

Bloomberg 4/04/2013: The appointment of Beth Comstock, marketing chief of General Electric Co., to a director position with Nike Inc. illustrates a shift in US boardrooms.  While merely 6% of new female directors in 2008 had not served as a CEO prior to joining a board, in 2012 the number ...

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Indian Corporate boardrooms: Changing trends in CEO’s role and recruitment of directors

Indian boards, a study of BSE-100 companies reveals, are becoming more diverse by gender, nationality and expertise. The Spencer Stuart 2011 India Board Index, done annually, provides an overview of governance practices in India's largest listed companies. The study shows that four broad areas of change are emerging. One, companies are ...

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"Results from the 2012 Corporate Board Member/Spencer Stuart study clearly demonstrate that directors value boardroom diversity and believe such initiatives lead to corporate rewards. Corporate Board Member and Spencer Stuart recently collaborated on a survey designed to gather the opinions of public company directors on diversity in the boardroom. The survey ...

. Read More → Moving the Needle on Boardroom Diversity highlights the main findings of the study conducted by Corporate Board Member and Spencer Stuart on diversity. Eighty percent of those surveyed said they believe that diversity in the boardroom generally results in increased value for shareholders. Read more

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Bloomberg: Facebook seeking to to add one or more female directors to its board

The article discusses that Facebook Inc. (FB) is seeking to add directors, including at least one woman, who can add diversity to its all-male board. Facebook has been working with executive-recruiting firm Spencer Stuart to identify prospective board members. One such candidate is Lorrie Marie Norrington, formerly president of EBay Inc.’s ...

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