Kerridge & Partners Blog

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
Claire Denison
New Zealand has a history of leading the way in many different areas, from giving women the vote, to introducing screw caps on wine bottles. However, it appears we are lagging behind on numerous best practices associated with corporate governance. Diversity is an area that has been given a great
Peter Kerridge
Theresa May, U.K.’s Prime Minister, made waves last week in a speech where she called upon business leaders to play a role in sharing the wealth that has been created by their businesses with the people working for them. It is very hard to see a time when the leader of the “pro-business, right of
Peter Kerridge
Our inaugural leadership conference was an opportunity for current and aspiring leaders in the New Zealand market to gather together, share ideas, and hear a range of different views on the topic of leadership. It was yet another example of Kerridge & Partners’ commitment to acting as a hub in the
Peter Kerridge
As we rush headlong into Christmas with the usual frenzy of activity that characterises the Antipodean pre-holiday scramble, I reflect on how grateful I am that I decided to take a three-month sabbatical earlier in the year. I also reflected on the number of senior executives who attend overseas
Peter Kerridge
It has been a good year at Kerridge & Partners. We can even go so far as to say it has been a great year. The festive season is a time to reflect and celebrate a year’s worth of hard work and achievements and most importantly, to give acknowledgment to those who have contributed to our growth
Peter Kerridge
The role of HR is a global hot topic. The evolution of leadership trends, organisational demands and technology means that HR can no longer be a ‘back office’ necessity. Instead, HR is being called forward by visionary leaders to be an enabler of advancement. Kerridge & Partners have seen a number
Peter Kerridge
Whilst John key’s resignation came as a shock to many, it might just have provided an example to many CEOs as to managing their exit. There are many aspects of life as a CEO that are addictive: You get invited to all the parties; people treat you differently; you get to meet some astonishingly
Peter Kerridge
At the recent Kerridge & Partners Leadership Conference, Andrew Grant from McKinsey talked of a world where there is going to be a greater number of dislocations, sudden changes in input pricing, market dynamics, exchange rates and other key contextual metrics each of which can lead to major
Peter Kerridge
Much has been made of the imperfections in the American media recently as the post-mortem continues on the American election result. It is very easy to look from a New Zealand perspective and be a little naive as to how "independent" our media here are. If we consider media to be a whole host of