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The PE vs Public Company Chairman

There are plenty of chairmen who make the leap from a public to private-equity backed company and vice versa. Over the past couple of years, the size of the gap between the two roles has increased as the risks, liabilities and scrutiny that come with chairing a Plc stand in stark contrast to the rewards and returns that can be derived from working in PE. [read more]

Landing the Next Big Role

When stepping up to the role of CEO or taking on that first ever non-executive director position, it’s easy to make the mistake of trying to do too much too soon. The reality is that while you’ll have to make your presence felt, the smartest move in the early days is to take the time to get a real understanding of the business. [read more]

Why CEOs Should Listen and Learn

Running a business is the easy part for a chief executive. Apart from charming investors, being fluent in finance and attuned to HR, there is the need to communicate smoothly across multiple media channels. It all amounts to a business lingua franca that has to be grasped fully as nowadays no CEO can afford to be lost for words. [read more]

Are Your NEDs Good Enough?

The best non-executive directors have a keen eye for governance and process, but the ones who add real value to the boardroom possess the influence and insight to help a business grow successfully. Finding those individuals isn’t necessarily the easiest of tasks. [read more]

Leading Through Uncertain Times

The two biggest pressures for CEOs today revolve around international expansion and recruiting the right talent. Invariably, the two are linked, as it’s a case of finding and engaging people who have the breadth of skills and knowledge to help unlock the potential of new markets. [read more]

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