New Leadership: The Perfect Candidate, Please

A director role is no longer filled by calling around your network. A big pool of talent is found in unexpected places. You need to know how to find it.

What leadership qualities are now being sought by organizations in transition? How can good ‘search governance’ ensure that the very best are identified and attracted, beyond the most obvious profiles? When it comes to upcoming young leaders, what are their observations and recommendations? What effect will digitization will have on executive hiring?

In this interview conducted by Peter Smink, CEO and CFO of energy company Nuon, for Management Scope Magazine, Eelco van Eijck and Nicolette Zandbergen, Partners of Amrop in the Netherlands discuss how executive search is evolving to meet the changing needs of hiring organizations.