Getting Your Ducks in a Row for the Next CEO
As their list of responsibilities continues to grow in size and importance, Boards at times fail to focus on one of the tasks traditionally regarded as perhaps their most essential duty: CEO succession planning. In a recent piece for Ethical Boardroom, Abernathy MacGregor’s CEO Tom Johnson talks about purposeful planning in the boardroom.
Employee Advocacy on Environmental and Social Issues: Are Your Board and Management Team Prepared?
Corporate employees are increasingly likely to speak up about their employers’ actions (or lack thereof) on environmental and social issues. In a recent piece for Corporate Board Member, Abernathy MacGregor’s Kensey Biggs, Jeremy Jacobs, and Kendell Moore share insight on how companies can avoid becoming a target of their own employees.
Buybacks: Communications Considerations in the Current Environment
A recent proposal regarding corporate stock buybacks has reframed what has historically been viewed as a purely economic decision to more of a social issue, and corporate leaders and communicators may now need to grapple with the social repercussions of the financial decisions they make for capital allocation.
A communicator’s role in the changing face of cross-border M&A
November 29, 2018
Communicators play a more central role than ever before in getting cross-border deals done. Charting a path through changing regulations, new political realities and local nuances is vital to any successful transaction.
Salon Dinner Recap: “Corporate Disasters: Can’t These People Get Anything Right?” – An evening with Bethany McLean
October 12, 2018
We recently hosted business journalist and author Bethany McLean in our latest Salon Dinner. Read a recap of this informal and interactive discussion among C-suite executives and other business leaders.