Chief executive remuneration should be a strategic decision, one not driven by pay brackets

Gary Gilbert Shareholders and non-executive directors should be more actively involved in challenging remuneration structures for their executives, says Gary Gilbert, Managing Director of Executive Choice a contingency recruitment company that is part of the Mindcor Group. Gilbert says executive remuneration must correlate with expected value-add from the leadership, particularly the chief executive officer. Responding

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Considering Brand in executive hires

I have work with several organisations over the last few years to assist with hiring top talent who will “stay the course”. What I have found surprising is how few organisations seem to be aware of the impact behaviour and communication to candidates during the hiring process, have on the brand of their organisation. This

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Talent search process can make or bury your brand

Berelize De Sousa Few companies are aware of the potential perils that behaviour and communications can inflict on their brands during the process of selecting and placing top talent.So says Berelize de Sousa, Managing Director at  Mindcor Executive Search. “During Mindcor’s long history of executive search and placement, we have been surprised by how so

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Banks take notice of perils of a lax risk management and anti-money laundering framework

By Alison Thom The financial services industry, particularly banks, has stepped up efforts in gearing up its intellectual capital base to manage risk and money-laundering activities, says Alison Thom, principal consultant for the Mindcor Group. Thom, with more than 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry, spanning two continents, says while South Africa is

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