The articles provides insights into the lively panel discussion at the Operating Partner Forum 2016 and highlights some of the key results. What makes the article particularly interesting is some “hard data” about the extend board audits/development programmes are used as a leaver of value creation in Private Equity.
“Board audit: Let´s get it right” is published in the Governance magazine. Given that management is the key enabler and driver of value creation it is quite surprising how little effort is presently put into the systematic development of executive boards. Should this not be one of the key tasks of chairmen and actually one they are measured on? The article highlights what needs to be done to really benefit from board audits. Click image to read more.
Dr. Sabine Dembkowski chairs the panel “Board audits and development programmes: The next lever of value creation” at Private Equity International´s Operating Partner Forum Europe. Panelists were Conor Boden, Head of Portfolio Board Development, Advent International, Miles Graham, former Operating Partner and CEO, Helen Roberts, Skillcapital and Geoffrey Scott, Co-Chairman, Uster Technologies.
Dr. Sabine Dembkowski was part of the panel “How to secure your next Non-Executive Director role and build an efficient board” on the 23rd February 2016 together with Patrick Dunne, an experienced Chairman, Michelle Dunne, an Executive Search Consultant and the moderator Maria Chanmugam.
The article “The next lever of value creation” is published in the Women in Private Equity Awards magazine. The article highlights how Private Equity can utilise the power of board development to create value and realise ambitious value creation plans. Click image to read more.