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Boards Around the World

October 2017

An interactive exploration of how boards around the world compare in terms of diversity, composition, compensation and more. New country data is added as soon as it becomes available, so please check back regularly for updates.


Recent Articles & Studies

  • Julie Daum on boardroom trends

    Trends in Board Recruitment and Mandatory Age Requirements

    Julie Daum of Spencer Stuart explains why boards must begin thinking about turnover in a different way.
  • Belgium Board Index 2017

    Current board governance practice in board composition, committee membership and remuneration among the 58 companies in the Bel 20 and Bel Mid indices.
  • Switzerland Board Index 2017

    The Switzerland Board Index 2017 focuses on the 20 companies that comprise the Swiss Market Index (SMI), providing an overview of governance issues.
  • Partner Recruitment in Professional Services Firms: Five steps for success

    The process for hiring partners into professional services firms is strewn with difficulties. This article describes how to ensure a positive outcome.
  • France Board Index 2017

    France Board Index 2017

    La 22ème édition du Board Index présente une photographie complète de la gouvernance des sociétés du CAC 40 à la fin du premier semestre 2017.
  • Chile Board Index 2016

    Esta versión inaugural del Chile Board Index provee una descripción comparativa de las prácticas de Gobierno corporativo de las empresas que componen el IGPA, principal índice accionario de la Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago.
  • Spain Board Index 2017

    21ª edición del Indice Spencer Stuart de Consejos de Administración donde se analiza el funcionamiento composición y retribución de los Consejos de Administración de las 100 primeras compañías cotizadas en España.
  • CHRO at the Center

    The skill and sophistication of the CHRO can have a disproportionate impact on the success of CEO succession planning. We offer five recommendations for CHROs for managing an effective process and balancing their responsibilities to the board and CEO.