When it comes to "walking the talk" of sustainability, the type of board directors matters.
Ron is a founding partner at Camunico. He is passionate about creating long term value through corporate culture, strategy and governance - without losing sight of short term demands. Ron’s key areas of expertise include strategic sustainability, strategy development, corporate governance, leadership behaviour and organisational culture.
Ron has extensive experience in leadership gained through roles in the executive management and boards of public and privately-owned companies throughout Europe, Middle East, India, United States and South America. He has served organisations in a variety of industries including financial services, private equity, high tech, manufacturing, logistics, ICT, professional services and various non-profit institutions.
Ron studied international management and business administration at the university of Huddersfield (United Kingdom) and INSEAD (France), and is an alumnus of the INSEAD non-executive directors program. In addition to Camunico, Ron is an Executive-in-Residence with INSEAD and he acts as non-executive for various organisations.
He has contributed to books and written articles for a number of publications including Harvard Business Review, the (Dutch) Financial Times, Management Scope, Radix - Think Tank for the Radical Centre and Board Agenda.
Boards need to look past the low-hanging fruit and start making tough decisions.
The Kraft Heinz bid for Unilever pits shareholder value maximisation against stakeholder value maximisation.