Russ Banham

Russ Banham (russ@russbanham.com) is a contributing writer to Chief Executive


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M&A Takeaways for Mid-Size Companies

Just because a company is smaller than an M&A-eating behemoth the size of Procter & Gamble doesn’t mean it can’t [...]

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions April 16 2012

M&A Online Exclusive Content

The brutal truth is that most mergers fail to create market value. Here are some additional M&A pitfalls from Chief’s Russ Banham

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions November 28 2011

Leading the Way

To commemorate 25 years of the CEO of the Year Award, Chief Executive spoke with past winners about their views on leadership today.

Russ Banham CEO of the Year July 20 2010

Is Something Wrong At Microsoft?

It isn’t fending off an emerging challenge to its monopoly. And it can’t extend its dominance into new sectors. Is this the AT&T syndrome?

Russ Banham Technology April 1 2004
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How Global Is Your Senior Team?

If more and more of your revenue and profits are coming from outside the U.S., should the composition of your top team reflect this?

Russ Banham Global Business , Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management January 21 2010
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How GLOBAL Is Your Board

How global does it need to be if your customers are around the world?

Russ Banham Boards of Directors , Governance/Compliance November 19 2009

Failing—to Win

How leaders turn fumbles into fodder for success.

Russ Banham CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy August 16 2013

EVA and the Private Company

What can “economic value added,” increasingly considered the public company’s preferred performance metric, do for your company?

Russ Banham Economic Development , Operations March 13 2014

Dismal Indemnity

Want to buy a big building or a company jet? Go for it – but good luck getting it insured.

Russ Banham March 1 2002

Co-CEOs: Are Two Better than One?

The answer seems to be yes, two are better than one. Performance data for 30 companies that transitioned from a traditional single-CEO leadership to a co-CEO structure showed a positive reaction from the market.

Russ Banham Leadership & Strategy April 2 2012

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