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Shining the spotlight on director search

Relying solely on the old boys' network to rope in directors may not be the best way to find suitable candidates.
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 05:50
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The company must ascertain the gaps in expertise, experience or perspectives that need to be filled on its board, before embarking on its search for the right candidate.

THE board of directors is the apex body of an organisation. It provides entrepreneurial leadership and sets strategic objectives to ensure the long term success of the organisation. If an organisation is a boat, then the board is the rudder. As such, putting together an effective board is of