Kerridge & Partners Blog

Peter Kerridge
The IOD recently suggest top issues for directors Culture and conduct Climate change Future of Work Mental health in the workplace and Compliance that matters. We find it hard to disagree with any of these. But we’d also like to improve them, in the spirit of building on a good idea! Our picks for
Paul Yan
Aotearoa has a rich history of innovators and expert navigators, many of who m have sailed waka across turbulent tides and currents of change – indeed, demi-god Māui himself was a prolific innovator and problem-solver who used his powerful hook to catch the fish that became the North Island ( Te Ika
Paul Yan
The Banking Commission's work in Australia makes for fascinating reading. Seemingly a systemic failure, characterised by Boards of Directors who seem a long, long way away from what is actually going on in their organisations. Culture is so important. In most organisations it's a core competitive
Paul Yan
There has never been a better time to make a difference, but what can businesses do to be more sustainable?” asks Jan Zijderveld, President of Unilever Europe. Zijderveld has been credited with re-energising the 53bn Euro ($93bn) conglomerate’s business in Europe, driven by a strong conviction that
Renisa Maki
Kerridge & Partners held their second annual Leadership Conference on 3rd November, furthering our vision of ‘transforming the leadership landscape’ by discussing themes of sustainability, profitability and values-based leadership. The overarching threads of people, planet and profit were woven into
Peter Kerridge
Director appointments are fascinating. It is often very hard for a group of directors (especially in a New Zealand environment where relationships and likability are so important) to appoint individuals who feel "different" and perhaps less likeable. Perhaps it is our instinctive human nature that
Michelle Gallagher
“Land was the raw material of the agricultural age. Iron was the raw material of the industrial age. Data is the raw material of the information age.” - Alec Ross, futurist and bestselling author Kevin Wheeler, founder and Chairman of the Future of Talent Institute, shared Alec Ross’ quote with a
Peter Kerridge
In an ideal world, leadership development programmes internally would serve up a range of succession potential for a departing senior executive. Those individuals would work through a robust process either facilitated internally or externally and then be anointed into a new role. The reality of the
Peter Kerridge
Before my memories of the Lifewise Big Sleepout fade, I thought I would share a few of the lasting impressions that I will take with me. Whilst our experiences of sleeping rough were sanitised, it was difficult to go to sleep without thinking about those for whom this is a daily reality. The
Peter Kerridge
With the support of our clients and strong growth in our business, we are delighted to announce that Nick Edlin and Claire Denison are joining the Partner team. Nick is well known to many of our clients and leads many of our senior executive search assignments. Claire leads our Governance Practice,
Christine
Following the success in 2016, Kerridge & Partners returns in 2017 with another inspirational Leadership Breakfast Series. To kick start the series, we had the privilege to invite Vic Crone, the recently appointed CEO of Callaghan Innovation, to share with the audience about her leadership
Christine
Kerridge & Partners are delighted to be the New Zealand research partner for this year’s IMD World Competitiveness Study. Since 1989, the IMD World Competitiveness Centre has published rankings to reveal the relative competitiveness of a range of economies. The results are informed by a number of