2019 Sees Dramatic Growth in Outside Appointments
Mark Lonergan, May 9th, 2019
Starting in the middle of 2018, the demand for CEO recruitment started to spike for all classes of tech companies: Public, Venture-backed and Private Equity-backed companies. As one of Silicon Valley’s leading executive recruiting firms, we have doubled the number of CEO projects in the past year.
Why is now the time when
Lessons from the Front
Dotty Schaffer, May 7th, 2019
Since the passage of California State Law #967, my firm has heard from dozens of public companies as they try to diversify their boards. Often, this is the first time that these board have considered using a search firm for the effort. Our Managing Partner Mark Lonergan, who is also the Chairman of the Silicon Valley
Words of Advice from a Silicon Valley Board Recruiter
Dotty Schaffer, October 1st, 2018
On Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown signed California legislation mandating every public board in the state must have at least one woman board director by the end of 2019. The goals of the legislation are to advance gender equality and help break the corporate glass ceiling.
In our August 2018 blog on the top 150 public companies in
High CEO pay ratios are paired with high median employee compensation
Susan Lonergan, September 7th, 2018
For the first time, we are able to report CEO pay ratios for the Lonergan SV150. Slightly over half (79) of the companies on the list have now reported their 2017 CEO compensation in comparison to their median employee compensation. Average CEO compensation for this group was $9.43 million, and the average of median employee compensation
Mark Lonergan, August 22nd, 2018
The recent return of the Silicon Valley tech IPO shows up in our August 2018 publication of the Lonergan SV150 rankings. Overall, 50 US tech companies companies launched an IPO from Q1 2017 to Q2 2018, with 10 of these companies landing a spot on the Lonergan SV150. These include two companies with over $1