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Egon Zehnder Sadly Announces Death of Eponymous Founder ZURICH -Thursday 18 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder mourns the loss of its esteemed founder, Dr. Egon P.S. Zehnder, who passed away on November 16, 2021, at the age of 91 surrounded by his family after a brief illness. “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our founder,” said Chair Jill...

Egon Zehnder Global Study Reveals CEOs Are More Self-Aware, Yet Need to Become More Relational and Adaptive -Saturday 18 September 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Egon Zehnder, the world’s preeminent leadership advisory firm, today announced the results of a study which surveyed 972 CEOs worldwide, capturing the pulse on how CEO roles and expectations are evolving at the hand of momentous global challenges and emerging trends. The...

Egon Zehnder Reports Strong 2020 Results Amid Pandemic and Economic Crisis -Thursday 18 March 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership advisory firm, today announced strong 2020 annual results, despite a challenging year for nearly all businesses. The company reported global revenues of CHF 678 million, down 4.6 percent from all-time high 2019 results at constant...

Egon Zehnder Global Board Diversity Tracker Shows Slow and Insufficient Progress — Urging Measurable Action -Tuesday 8 December 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Egon Zehnder, the world's leadership advisory firm, today released the results of its 2020 Global Board Diversity Tracker. For 16 years biennially, Egon Zehnder has tracked gender and international diversity on boards around the world. This year’s report analyzed data...

Egon Zehnder and Out Leadership Announce Partnership -Friday 20 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership advisory firm, and Out Leadership, the first and only global platform for CEOs and multinational companies to advocate for LGBTQ+ inclusion and equality, today announce a partnership aimed at promoting LGBTQ+ representation at senior...

Egon Zehnder Survey Reveals Supply Chain Leaders Have Entered Most Challenging Era of Leadership and Operations -Thursday 23 April 2020

Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs) facing the most disruptive supply chain environment ever, requiring new leadership approaches to evolve a new way of operating Global economic uncertainty challenging CSCO role in new ways 62% of supply chain leaders reveal they lack adequate resources...

Global Study from Egon Zehnder Reveals the Challenges Facing the First Generation of Chief Digital Officers -Tuesday 11 June 2019

Research finds the majority of digital leaders (54%) spend more time evangelizing than actually executing their digital strategy. 64% of CDOs believe their CEO is on top of changes in the industry, but just 40% think this is true of CFOs. The role could mark a new path to the corner...

Egon Zehnder and Sinequanon (SQN) Formalize Business Partnership to Scale SQN’s Revolutionary, AI-enabled Approach... -Tuesday 28 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership consulting firm, has formalized an agreement to purchase a minority stake in Zurich, Switzerland-based Sinequanon (SQN), a firm that uses AI and advanced analytics to improve workplace culture and performance. SQN is the first to have...

Egon Zehnder Finds Generation, Not Gender, Determines Attitudes at Work -Monday 4 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- An international study of business executives highlights the growing challenge facing businesses as they accommodate the personal and professional priorities of younger generations. The findings challenge traditional gender stereotypes; showing women and men have strikingly...

Egon Zehnder Reports Double-Digit Global Growth for 2018 -Thursday 14 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership advisory firm, today announced its 2018 financial results, reporting a 10% increase in global revenues to CHF 738 million versus CHF 668 million in 2017. Egon Zehnder’s 2018 financial performance reflects consistent increases across...

Egon Zehnder Global Board Diversity Tracker Suggests Gender Parity in the Boardroom May Never Be Achieved -Tuesday 11 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, the world's leadership advisory firm, today released the results of its 2018 Global Board Diversity Tracker. The study shows the accelerating growth seen in female directors in Western Europe is now levelling off, and growth elsewhere remains sluggish, suggesting...

Egon Zehnder and Mobius Executive Leadership Formalize Exclusive Strategic Partnership -Thursday 20 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership advisory firm, has entered into a formal partnership with Mobius Executive Leadership, the US and Europe-based premier leadership development firm. The partnership combines the firms’ proprietary methods for accelerating the personal...

Egon Zehnder Asked over 400 of the World’s Top CEOs What They Found Harder Than Expected When They Took the Top... -Tuesday 17 April 2018

New Global Study by the world’s leadership advisory firm reveals: CEOs found personal and interpersonal issues such as self-awareness, expressing vulnerability, leadership team-building and driving cultural change harder to manage than expected While CEOs are confident in their...

Egon Zehnder Accelerates Opportunities for Female Leaders with 2018 Leaders & Daughters Global Event Series -Saturday 3 March 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership advisory firm, today announced its fourth annual global event series “Leaders & Daughters: Mind the Gap.” This inspiring 40-city program showcases Egon Zehnder’s commitment to diversity while encouraging and accelerating...

Egon Zehnder Reports Sustained Financial Growth for 2017 -Wednesday 28 February 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership advisory firm, today announced its 2017 financial results, reporting a 4% increase in global revenue to CHF 668.0 million versus CHF 639.5 million in 2016. At constant exchange rates, 2017 revenue increased by 5%. Egon Zehnder’s 2017...

Global survey uncovers organizations and employees misaligned on key rewards and motivations -Tuesday 15 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- There is mounting evidence that optimal performance comes from the alignment of an executive’s personal values with the organization’s culture and the role’s responsibilities, yet few executives or organizations have made the adjustments necessary to take advantage of...

Egon Zehnder Leads Worldwide Conversation to Cultivate the Next Generation of Women Leaders -Monday 7 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, a global leader in executive search and leadership advisory services, today announced its global event series “Leaders and Daughters: Cultivating the Next Generation of Women Leaders.” This groundbreaking initiative is designed to catalyze a worldwide...

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