Retail Succession Planning: Now and Then

July 01, 2017 - General News

Succession planning has always been an important discussion topic for every thoughtful or “planful” retail company. However, with the paradigm shift taking place in the industry, the importance of the process and of making it more than talk has become critical for several reasons. Not only is the current generation of retail leadership retiring in […]

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Bruce Walton Featured Twice in Family Firm Institute (FFI) Practitioner

June 08, 2017 - General News

Bruce Walton, Boston Partner and Co-Head of the Family Business Practice, has contributed two short articles to the FFI Practitioner. The first article, published 4/19, deals with the issue of “Fit, ” addressing the concepts of core family values, alignment and stewardship as well as clarifying issues of whether or not a candidate actually has […]

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The Diversity Gap in the Nonprofit Sector

June 07, 2017 - General News

The lack of diversity at the highest levels of the country’s corporations has become a popular topic of debate, thanks in part to a number of high-profile stories focused on the technology industry. If there has been less criticism of the nonprofit and foundation sectors, neither is exempt from the problem. Earlier this year, Battalia […]

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Fit and Family-Owned Business

March 30, 2017 - Family Business

When I’m helping family-owned businesses find new executive leadership, I often hear the following: “We want to find someone who is the right fit.” This word–“fit”– is difficult to define, yet is always key to a successful hire. When assessing candidates for fit, it’s helpful to use the following questions as guiding principles.

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Fred Lamster Featured in Total Retail Magazine

March 23, 2017 - Retail

Fred Lamster, Partner in Battalia Winston’s Consumer and Retail practice, has contributed an article entitled, “Organization Planning in a Troubled Retail Sector: 6 Keys to Success,” to Total Retail, the go-to source for executives looking for analysis on the omnichannel retail industry. Co-written with Sharon Tunstall, former VP of Human Resources at Nike, the article […]

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Timothy C. Luce Joins DAS Companies, Inc. as Head of Information Technology

February 10, 2017 - General News

DAS Companies, Inc. is a high growth, profitable, and privately held $350 million marketing and global supply chain portfolio company. The company has strategic goals of becoming a $1 billion organization and is in the process of implementing 21st Century leading edge technologies and streamlining supply chain cycle time. DAS designs, imports and distributes automotive […]

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Susan Oliver Joins Battalia Winston as Partner in the Life Sciences Practice

February 07, 2017 - General News

Battalia Winston International announced today that Susan Oliver has joined the firm as Partner in its Life Sciences Practice. Susan has more than 20 years of experience conducting executive and board level searches for companies in the biotech, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries. Drawing from her deep understanding of critical issues in the life sciences sector, […]

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