An undercurrent throughout this year's AEC Advisor's Chief Executive Summit in Manhattan was looming concerns around political upheaval and a softening economy. Pervasive topics of conversation included how leaders might prepare for an uncertain future, and how a business downturn might manifest itself. Chris Swan, Managing Director with TRANSEARCH International, helped sponsor this inaugural event and explains how leaders can prepare for a potential downturn.
Digital transformation requires senior leaders and board directors that can develop a clear digital strategy and address the talent, operational and cultural changes to elevate their business. To fill these positions, the traditional model of selecting candidates on core competences is not enough.
From direct experience as a senior management headhunter, Paola Maria Caburlotto highlights the importance of new agile leadership recruitment approaches to finding the right candidates.
This case study highlights how TRANSEARCH helped shape and align organisational cultures across diversified component companies, and found a General Manager with the level of experience and credibility in the finance markets capable of pushing the kind of innovation and cultural transformation required to achieve the group's exciting new business plan.