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Point of View 2019

May 2019

In this issue of Point of View, we look at how organizations can foster more effective top teams, make more informed leadership selection decisions, improve gender diversity and enhance the odds of merger success.

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C-suite Perspectives

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The CPG CEO of The Future

Spencer Stuart interviewed 16 global leaders to understand the challenges they face, the changes they’ve made and their projections for what it will take to be a world-class CPG leader by the year 2025.
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CMOs on Boards

The number of CMOs serving on F1000 boards is surprisingly low. Only 26 seats of these board seats are occupied by marketers.

Digital Transformation

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The Digital Dilemma

How should boards keep pace with technology trends? Hiring a ‘digital director’ is not the only answer.

Diversity and Inclusion

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Women Leaders: How We Got Here

From sponsorship to P&L opportunities, C-level women share the factors that contributed to their success.
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How Companies Can Include More Women

As we celebrate the launch of this year’s Women Ahead, we also reflect on the positive effect of overcoming unconscious bias and culture fitness in nurturing women leaders.

Leadership Development and Succession

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The Road to Strategic Board Succession

Approaches to board succession planning fall along a spectrum from highly reactive to strategic. How can boards move up the continuum to be more strategic?
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Getting Leadership Succession Right

We studied 236 cases of CEO transitions in portfolio companies owned by private equity firms across Europe from January 2009 to March 2018.

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