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Creating a Modern Insurance Culture in the Digital Age

  What’s the number one thing holding back the success of today’s insurance companies? According to an in-depth McKinsey survey of executives, culture is the most significant self-reported barrier to effectiveness and success in the digital age, as opposed to strategy or talent.   An organization’s culture is made up of much more than just […]


Nicole Egger Joins Slayton Search Partners as Vice President and Principal

Nicole Egger

Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, is excited to announce that Nicole Egger has joined the company as Vice President and Principal. Nicole will be focused on supporting Slayton partners with engagements in the consumer group, while also developing and expanding her own client relationships.   “Joining the Slayton team […]


The Rising Demand for Board Members in Family Businesses

family business board members

As the current landscape of business shifts faster than ever before, old methods of operation become less sustainable. Family businesses are more susceptible to relying on outdated strategies and therefore have the most to benefit from outside guidance in the form of a board comprised of qualified executives. This realization is sparking greater demand for […]


Broadening Market Focus in Group Insurance: A Conversation with Guardian Life

market focus in group insurance

We recently explored several trends in the group insurance market with Jay D’Aprile, who leads the Insurance and Financial Services practice at Slayton Search Partners. Many of these trends are innovative approaches to the business-as-usual model that dominates the sector. Jay concluded that the biggest motivation behind these trends is the effort to stay competitive […]


Exploring the P&L Leadership Shortage

leadership development

Fewer than 1 in 5 companies are well-positioned to provide effective leadership development for the next generation of global leaders – that’s according to the latest Deloitte Human Capital Report. Yet, not surprisingly, 85% of those companies rate leadership planning as the most urgent issue facing organizations around the world.   It’s an unsettling disconnect, […]