Our firm is excited about the opportunity to support this important endeavor for women. We know from experience that many of the characteristics and skills that are most valuable in the corporate world are ones that women possess innately. Companies with more women in leadership are better prepared for success in today’s marketplace than their competitors with fewer women in top roles.
Wayne, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) December 23, 2008
The Global Consulting Partnership today announced one of its directors, Debra Fish, has joined the board of ION (InterOrganization Network). ION is a national consortium dedicated to helping more women advance to leadership positions in the business world, with a focus on boards of directors and executive levels. Dr. Fish also leads the Women on Boards committee of CABLE, Tennessee’s largest and most established network committed to connecting women and opportunity.
An expert in business strategy consulting and the leadership competencies needed to execute that strategy effectively, Dr. Fish brings a wealth of knowledge about corporate leadership to ION. “We are delighted to have Debra join us,” says Rona Wells, President of ION. “Her experience and training strongly round out our group, enhancing ION’s ability to increase the number of women in the upper echelons of corporate leadership.”
Mark Brenner, Chairman of the Global Consulting Partnership, says, “Our firm is excited about the opportunity to support this important endeavor for women. We know from experience that many of the characteristics and skills that are most valuable in the corporate world are ones that women possess innately. Companies with more women in leadership are better prepared for success in today’s marketplace than their competitors with fewer women in top roles.”
tGCP plans to support ION by helping to implement the organization’s strategy for growth and increased influence with those responsible for choosing board candidates. tGCP also hopes to augment ION’s message by publishing research related to the factors involved in the functioning of successful corporate boards. “With Debra serving on the board, tGCP stands ready to work with ION in whatever ways we can,” says Brenner.
tGCP shows companies how to create an effective business strategy and build the leadership competencies needed to lift profits to the next level . Experts in leadership, team dynamics and executive and organizational development, tGCP's consultants optimize corporate potential for leading names in health care, transportation, finance, legal services and manufacturing.
Formed in 2004, The InterOrganization Network (ION) consists of twelve regional organizations in the United States that combine their energies in advocating the advancement of women to positions of power in the business world, especially to boards of directors and executives suites. Additional information about ION can be found at http://www.ionwomen.org.
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