Board & CEO

As world-class organizations grapple with the global challenges of the 21st century, it is their leaders that define success. They recognize the need to recruit progressive board members who are able to contribute to increased shareholder value and improved corporate governance, while exhibiting solid expertise in functional areas such as finance, technology, acquisitions, restructuring and international marketing.

Odgers Berndtson's Board Practice is responsible for many high profile chair and non-executive director appointments as well as executive board roles. Recent appointments include chairmen of FTSE companies, major international corporations, the world's largest charities and a range of public sector and private businesses.

Our role is to advise on how a board could be structured, who might best fill the role and how to attract them. Then we implement our advice, combining flair, rigor and teamwork in our search for people who add real value. Good process ensures that the ground is thoroughly covered; it ensures that candidates are impeccably treated; it keeps the client and other stakeholders fully consulted and properly involved.

For over 40 years, Odgers Berndtson has worked successfully with Fortune 50 to venture-funded start-up companies, redefining and reshaping the critical function of today's most effective boards across all industry sectors. Our search professionals in 30 countries know the executive landscape, understand the challenges and successfully help to assemble cohesive, effective boards, efficiently and in confidence.

To discuss your leadership needs, please speak to one of our consultants.

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