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Dec 12, 2013, 09:30 ET

Transformation, board renewal on the agenda for U.S. technology companies for 2014

 In 2014, Boards will have a critical role to play in business transformation and strategy, particularly in light of the pace of market and...

Oct 31, 2013, 10:30 ET

Corporate Boardrooms Are Older, Nearly Half of New Independent Directors are Retired Executives, According to Spencer Stuart Board Index

 The average age of independent directors on S&P 500 boards has risen to 63 years from 60 a decade ago and in 2013, for the first time,...

Aug 12, 2013, 10:33 ET

Fortune 500 CFOs Are in Their Roles Longer

 According to executive search consulting firm Spencer Stuart, CFO tenure is on the rise among Fortune 500 CFOs. Average tenure is 5.9 years,...

Jun 06, 2013, 18:00 ET

Spencer Stuart reception celebrates the placement of 1,000 women in corporate boards around the world

Senior executive search consulting firm Spencer Stuart today celebrated having helped place 1,000 female directors to corporate boards with a...

Jul 30, 2012, 14:49 ET

10 years later: Sarbanes-Oxley Act Continues to Shape Board Governance

Ten years after the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and a slew of exchange listing requirements ushered in a new era of corporate governance, U.S. public...

Jul 17, 2012, 10:21 ET

Corporate Boards Taking Steps To Promote Diversity

 Acknowledging the value that comes with a diverse board, a majority (75 percent) of corporate boards in the US are taking a broad range of...

Jan 11, 2011, 09:00 ET

Spencer Stuart Makes Important Addition to Greater China Team

Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search consulting firm, today announced that Alice Au has joined its growing team across Greater...

Oct 20, 2010, 12:29 ET

Spencer Stuart's 25th Annual Board Study Highlights Major Changes in Governance

Spencer Stuart's 25th annual study of S&P 500 boards, the Spencer Stuart Board Index (SSBI), highlights major changes in board composition and...

Aug 18, 2010, 09:00 ET

Spencer Stuart Expands Further in China

Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search consulting firm, announced the addition of three new consultants in its Beijing office. The...

Jun 23, 2010, 09:30 ET

Venture Capitalists Express Changing Attitudes Toward Venture-Backed Leadership and CEO Assessment

Executive search consulting firm Spencer Stuart and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today released the results of its new...

Jun 12, 2007, 01:00 ET

Chief Marketing Officer Tenure Improves According to Annual Spencer Stuart Study

CHICAGO, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The average tenure for chief marketing officers at 100 leading consumer branded companies increased by a little...

Dec 12, 2006, 00:00 ET

Minnesota Corporate Boards Relying More on Local Talent, Survey Finds; One-Year Terms for Directors Also Increasingly Favored

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of the new directors who joined the boards of Minnesota's top companies during the past year...

Nov 29, 2006, 00:00 ET

Illinois Boardrooms Shifting Significantly

CHICAGO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois boards are shifting significantly as increased workloads, active CEOs serving on fewer outside boards...

Sep 20, 2006, 01:00 ET

Five-Year Trends Reveal a Changing Boardroom and Greater Independence

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The 21st annual Spencer Stuart Board Index survey of S&P 500 corporations shows a change in the...

Jul 20, 2006, 01:00 ET

ALTA and Spencer Stuart Announce Final Call For Entries For Annual Federico Bloch Award

MIAMI, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- ALTA (formerly AITAL), the Latin American Air Transport Association, and leading executive search firm Spencer...

Apr 18, 2006, 01:00 ET

CEO Panel at AvNews' 14th International Airline CEO Conference Tackles Tough Topics for Latin American Aviation Industry

MIAMI, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Spencer Stuart, the international executive search consulting firm, is honored to play an important role in the...

Feb 21, 2006, 00:00 ET

High Demand for Diverse Directors But Low Supply, Says Spencer Stuart 2006 Board Diversity Report

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Spencer Stuart, the global executive recruiting firm, today reported research showing that America's largest...

Jan 04, 2006, 00:00 ET

Annual Index Indicates Minnesota's Companies Look Beyond C-Level Execs to Fill Board Vacancies

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Spencer Stuart's sixth annual Minnesota Board Index, active chairmen, presidents, chief...

Sep 19, 2005, 01:00 ET

20th Annual Spencer Stuart Director Survey Shows Scope of Governance Changes

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Spencer Stuart, the global executive recruiting firm, said today that the 20th Spencer Stuart Board Index...

Feb 23, 2005, 00:00 ET

More Than 80 Percent of Directors for Illinois S&P 500 Companies Now Independent; CEOs of Major Firms Serving on Only One Outside Board

CHICAGO, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 percent of directors serving on the boards of Illinois' largest public companies are now outside...