CEO Monthly July 2017

CEO MONTHLY / JULY 2017 3 , , Welcome to the July edition of CEO Monthly, filled with the latest news and updates from across the globe, spanning every major industry and sector. In this edition, we discover how new research finds nearly a third of businesses are failing to invest in mobile technology to stand out from the competition. On the 18th July, global software consultancy, ThoughtWorks released a first of its kind report, ‘The Next Big Disruption: Courageous Executives’, revealing what sets top business leaders apart from their competition. Elsewhere in this edition, we take a look at how the global supplier of Banking Solutions, Cennox, has completed the successful acquisition of 3SI Security System’s European Division. I hope you enjoy reading this insightful issue. Content... 4. Millennial Demand for CEO Activism Surges 8. Global Corporate Ethical Behaviour Improves, Challenges Remain 10. Top-Performing Midwest Community Banking Organisations Announce Agreement to Merge 12. Michael Kors Holdings Limited to Acquire Jimmy Choo PLC 14. CNA Joins the Largest CEO-Driven Commitment to Advance Workplace Diversity 16. Political Risk and Technology Are Front of Mind for C-Suite Executives 18. Are Some CEOs Missing the Boat? 20. DDI Launches Bold New Series Challenging Thinking about Leadership 22. Nasdaq Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results 24. HR Gaining C-Suite Influence by Building Tech Capabilities 26. First-Ever Report on Courageous Leadership among Successful C-Suite Executives 28. Cennox Completes the Acquisition of 3SI Security Systems’ European Division 30. OHL North America Announces Ashok Patel as New CEO