Do Indian-born chief executives operate with a different corporate DNA and value system? This is a frequently-asked question as more than 30 per cent of Fortune 500 companies today have Indians as their CEOs. We dive deep to figure out what is the source of their competitive advantage and how the world stands to benefit from their collective experience in this climate of great uncertainty.
Nikhil Rathi, the dynamic British Indian professional associated with many Masala Bonds over the years and pushing forth the UK-India financial partnership as the CEO of the London Stock Exchange Plc, is all set for a whole new challenge as he is named as the new Chief Executive of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) this week.
Dr Someit Sidhu is the Co-Founder and CEO of Izana Bioscience, an Oxford-based biopharmaceutical company which is part of a major new UK drugs trial to test potential therapeutics to treat patients hospitalised with Covid-19.
Good corporate governance in a company includes succession planning as a vital element. Organisations that can envisage continuity of business in times of exigencies such as unexpected departures of key people are possibly following best practices. The realisation must dawn on companies to make succession planning as an ongoing process and not an adhoc event. It can serve twin purposes of maintaining continuity in leadership and developing knowledge capital for the future. Board and the CEO’s Role A company’s Chief [...]