Egon Zehnder International, an executive search firm, is getting three times as many calls as last year at its Mumbai office from Indian companies seeking women for board positions, spurred by a new law.
UBS AG is using search firm Egon Zehnder to help it find a new chief executive officer, the Wall Street Journal reported on its website. The Swiss bank is considering internal and external candidates and has already contacted former JPMorgan Chase & Co. executive Bill Winters, the Journal said.
Switzerland’s 165-year-old draft is set to withstand a third abolition attempt in two decades as voters in a Sunday referendum are seen backing a military tradition that has shaped generations of business executives.
A wave of shareholder rebellions and executive retirements that’s left at least six North American oil and gas companies searching for chief executive officers is leading toward a bidding war for the industry’s best leaders.
Tata Sons Ltd. Chairman Cyrus Mistry, chasing his predecessor’s vision of boosting revenue fivefold in the next decade, is searching for a head of mergers and acquisitions, a person familiar with the plan said.
Marisa Drew, Credit Suisse Group AG’s most senior female investment banker in Europe, expects it will take at least five years before women start to gain a greater share of senior positions in the industry.