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Client Impacts 2017-04-25T11:03:13+00:00

Evolving the boardroom

The past 20 years have seen a significant improvement in the quality of CEOs, and the UK has become world leading in the excellence of its boards and its approach to governance in a way that was unthinkable before.

Our partners have been active catalysts in this evolution; as early players in the professionalisation of boardroom search before the creation of Zygos, and since as contributors to the Higgs, Tyson, Davies, Hampton-Alexander and Parker reviews.

We co-authored the Executive Search Firms’ Code of Best Practice for the promotion of gender diversity in FTSE 350 companies, and wrote the London Stock Exchange’s guidance for companies planning to list on structuring an effective board.

Most significantly, we have enabled the appointment of many hundreds of next generation board directors who will continue this evolution.  Because good governance goes to value.

Selected highlights

We have helped over

60%

Of the FTSE 100 and more
than 40% of the FTSE 350
companies find their senior
executives and non-executive
directors.

Our completion rate
is almost

90%

The best in the industry.

30%

Of our appointments
over the last three years
were women.

83%

Of our clients engage us in
repeat business.

We co-drafted the

Voluntary Code
of Conduct

For Executive Search Firms
in Board Appointments.

Over

1,250

senior executives
and non-executive
directors placed.