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The most effective boards have a positive and long-term impact on their organizations, giving confidence to shareholders and other stakeholders. Creating a diverse and balanced board — one that reflects the organization’s strategic direction and includes the right blend of expertise and experience — has become a top priority for boards themselves and shareholders.

Our global Board Practice has been helping companies around the world to strengthen their boards and improve their effectiveness for more than 30 years.

Our board services include:

Board Advisory
We advise board and committee chairmen on governance best practices and provide counsel on board and CEO succession planning, director orientation and board performance. Our many board-related publications, events and director education programs contribute to the understanding of effective governance.

Board Assessment
Using a methodology refined over many years, we conduct board assessments for clients around the world that result in high-performing, more effective boards.

Director Recruitment
With our unparalleled access to and knowledge of the candidate pool, we place outstanding non-executive chairmen and directors who add value to the boards they join.

Organizations trust us to build and enhance their boards.

Our global Board Practice has a strong presence in local markets, a deep knowledge of governance issues and an international network of experienced consultants.
Spencer Stuart is a worldwide leader in director search and board advisory services. We have helped place more than 8,100 directors globally, including more than 1,700 women and 600 minorities.
We serve as long-term strategic partners with boards across a number of leadership areas spanning board succession planning, director recruitment and CEO succession.