While all forms of inequality have social and economic implications, a new MGI report highlights how successfully addressing gender inequality could add $12 trillion to global GDP by 2025. During this session, leaders of the MGI research and several other Firm diversity initiatives will discuss the latest findings from the report - including the key interventions and efforts required by the private, public, and social sector to achieve greater gender equity, as well as the massive economic benefits of success. The presenters will also discuss the high level results and insights from the recent “Women in the Workplace” survey, as well as what the Firm is doing to increase gender diversity within McKinsey and beyond, including a public pledge to the UN’s HeForShe campaign and the 30% Club. Read More..
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Today's Boards are faced with broader expectations and responsibilities than ever before, and directors are increasingly being asked to spend more time on value-creating activities, instead of focusing on more traditional governance responsibilities. However, many board members are not prepared to serve in such a capacity, as they do not have a comprehensive understanding of the organization, how it creates value, or its overall strategy. During this session, Strategy and Corporate Finance Practice experts will share the results of a 2015 McKinsey Quarterly board governance survey and explain the changing nature of board responsibilities, expectations, and effectiveness. They will also discuss how to guide board members towards more proactive and engaged roles by ensuring they have the time, context, and authority to make strategic decisions that help build long-term value. Read More..
Stephanie is the co-founder of Veritas Health, a publisher of a network of health-related Web sites that provide educational information about chronic musculoskeletal issues. She attributes the company’s success – it is the highest trafficked musculoskeletal site in the world, surpassing even WedMD and Mayo Clinic – to its commitment to "put the patients first." Read More..
In this week's 19 alumni headlines, Smith Holland is named President and CEO of Crayola; Derek Bouchard-Hall is named CEO of USA Cycling; Gordon Orr joins the board of Lenovo; Emily Lawson is named Chief People Officer at Kingfisher plc; 13 alumni are included in the Evening Standard's List of 1,000 Most Influential People in London; and more. Read More..
August's 78 alumni stories feature a number of achievements and prominent appointments, including: Antonio Simoes is promoted at HSBC to Chief Executive, Europe; Scott Beardsley is the new Dean of the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business; several alumni-led companies are named to Inc.'s list of the fastest-growing private companies; Birgit Bohle and Manuel Rehkopf take new senior executive roles at Deutsche Bahn; Julie Morel is appointed an advisor to the French Minister of Economy; Perttu Louhiluoto is named President, Services at Metso; Juan Uro joins the National Basketball Association (NBA) as EVP, Finance and Strategy; and many more. Please click 'Read More' for an overview of all of August's alumni headlines, organized by industry. Read More..
Roy brings his passion for social change to his leadership of Amazon's original content division. Colleagues and collaborators praise his level of business transparency as well as his interest and involvement in the creative process. Read More..
In this week's 26 alumni headlines, Kristof Terryn is named CEO of General Insurance at Zurich; Scott Durchslag is named President and CEO of Angie's List; Nancy Killefer joins the board of Cardinal Health; Eva Berg-Winters is named Head of UK Claims at Hiscox; and much more. Read More..
In this week’s 21 alumni headlines, Serge Brunschwig, CEO of Christian Dior Couture, is also named President of Dior Homme; Peter Feldhaus joins ThyssenKrupp as Head of Strategy; Marla Malcolm Beck joins the board of The Children's Place; Jürg Weber is named CEO of SIX Payment Services; Kleiner Perkins promotes Wen Hsieh to Managing Member; and more. Read More..
We're proud of the entrepreneurial spirit of our alumni. A new video highlights five entrepreneurs who are having impact in their fields, and tells a compelling story of how their careers at McKinsey helped them to become successful. Read More..
July's 78 alumni stories feature a number of achievements and prominent appointments, including: Robert Rosiello joins Valeant Pharmaceuticals as CFO; Maxime Saada is named CEO of Canal+ Group; Helen Buck will join Palmer & Harvey as COO; Laxman Narasimhan is promoted to CEO, Latin America at PepsiCo; David Song is named CEO of Nike Korea; Diane Smith-Gander will be appointed Chair of Tourism Australia; Betsy Bohlen is named COO of the Chicago Archdiocese; Marcia Morales-Jaffe joins PayPal as Chief Human Resources Officer; Anjali Bansal is named a Managing Director at TPG Growth; and many more. Please click 'Read More' for an overview of all of July's alumni headlines, organized by industry. Read More..
In this week’s 19 alumni headlines, William Hague is named a member of the UK’s House of Lords; Birgit Bohle and Manuel Rehkopf take new senior executive roles at Deutsche Bahn; Julie Morel is appointed Advisor to the French Minister of Economy; Sumit Jamuar is named CEO of SBICAP UK; and more. Read More..
In this week’s 18 alumni headlines, Regina Groves is named CEO of REVA Medical; Perttu Louhiluoto is named President, Services at Metso; J.D. Hickey is named CEO of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee; Michael Stewart is appointed to ICAEW’s board; Sue Hooper joins the board of Rank Group as a non-executive director; and more. Read More..