10th November 2014, London - Harvey Nash Executives Search's Board Practice has published a new report that casts new light on the changing role of Non-Executive Directors as the corporate environment demands more transparency, accountability and diversity in its board room. Key findings from the research, which is based on data and interviews with hundreds of board members across the UK, include:
Christine de Largy, Chair of the UK Board Practice, said "we know that organisations are working hard to appoint more diverse boards but there is still much more to be done. The importance of formal board assessments, opening up the brief to include more diverse candidates and identifying robust assessment criteria are critical to align the strategic objectives with the appoint of non-executives who can add real value."
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NOTES TO EDITORS
About the research:
(i) The Harvey Nash Board Survey 2014/15 collected data between 3rd March and 26th June 2014 and represents the views of 221 Non-Executive Directors and chairs from across the UK. Of the respondents, 55 per cent identified themselves as Non-Executive Directors, 7 per cent as Chairs and 38 per cent said they held both positions.
(ii) For more information about the survey and to request a full copy of the results, please complete this form
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Harvey Nash Board Practice helps some the world's most forward-thinking companies attract, assess and develop their board. We are experts at building rich, diverse teams and look beyond the norm to find the exceptional. We provide two key service offerings: evaluation - reviewing the effectiveness of existing boards; and recruitment - finding exceptional talent to add strength to the boardroom team. Find out more at http://www.harveynash.com/board
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