Russ Banham

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


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Healing Manufacturing’s Pain Points

Smart manufacturing can heal the pain points bruising many midsize manufacturing plants.

Russ Banham Manufacturing July 15 2014

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

CEO Compensation Report 2011

Do companies really pay for performance? ChiefExecutive explores the questions that board compensation committees and shareholders are asking: how do you link short and long-term pay to performance while neither overpaying nor underpaying the CEO?

Russ Banham Boards of Directors , CEO Compensation , CEO Life , Governance , Governance/Compliance , Governance/Compliance May 17 2011

Can Cherkasky Save Marsh?

The financial giant’s board picked a squeaky clean outsider to lead it back from the brink. But even the new CEO agrees this turnaround is far from over. 

Russ Banham August 1 2005

Appraising Performance Appraisals

How the best companies assess employee performance—and what you can learn from them.

Russ Banham CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy , Personal Effectiveness January 22 2013
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Adding Up the Numbers: How to Measure M&A Success

How does one define M&A success? Chief Executive reached out to two respected corporate performance consultancies—EVA Dimensions and Applied Finance Group—and put the question to them.

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions April 16 2012

4 Secrets of Great Deal Makers: Making the Most of M&A Deals

What is it that separates winners from losers in M&A transactions? To get a grip on the answer, Chief Executive turned to some of the world’s top dealmakers.

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions April 16 2012

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