Russ Banham

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


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The PRICE of REGULATION

Prescriptive mandates, critics charge, are often worse than the ailment.

Russ Banham Governance/Compliance , Legal , Regulatory April 22 2010

The Warren Buffett School

They have free rein, ready capital and the best boss a CEO could want. They run Berkshire Hathaway companies, and you’ve only begun to envy them.

Russ Banham December 1 2002

The Whole Truth

The “no one told me” excuse is disappearing, but finding credible data and figuring out how to disclose it remains tough.

Russ Banham July 1 2002

Tireless in Seattle

Two years ago, 80-year-old Safeco Insurance Co. came dangerously close to shutting its doors for good. Earnings had plunged to [...]

Russ Banham April 1 2003

Tools for Turnaround

When companies face their toughest times, boards call in the specialists with the skills to woo back Wall Street and the stomach for tough measures.

Russ Banham April 1 2002

Two for the Road

Are two heads better than one? When it comes to leading an organization, whether it’s a large, global enterprise or a small mom and pop shop, the answer seems to be yes. While some co-CEO arrangements enjoy the brief bliss of a Kardashian wedding, most stand the test of time.

Russ Banham Leadership & Strategy April 2 2012
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Two for the Road: The Rise of Co-CEOs

Are two heads better than one? When it comes to leading an organization, whether it’s a large, global enterprise or a small mom and pop shop, the answer seems to be yes. While some co-CEO arrangements enjoy the brief bliss of a Kardashian wedding, most stand the test of time.

Russ Banham Strategy April 2 2012
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What’s Ahead for the 2010 Proxy Season

It’s a big nay for Say on Pay in 2010, but the SEC is asking for more transparency. Here’s a look at new rules for this year’s proxy season

Russ Banham CEO Compensation , Governance/Compliance , Leadership , Strategy March 13 2010
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You’re Married, Now What?

Key Takeaways Set a tone of respect for the target, its legacy and people. Identify, understand and overcome iss ues [...]

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions November 14 2011

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