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Take me to a leader Corporate headhunters are more powerful than ever

The benets of using them are hard to measure. They may be most useful as diplomats

Feb 6th 2020 GENEVA, LONDON, NEW YORK AND PARIS

F or a few months last year Matthieu (not his real name) was on the most important team in nance. swift , a global payments-messaging service owned by 11,000 banks, was looking for a new chief. So was cls , an institution that settles four-fths of worldwide foreign-exchange turnover. Each had hired Matthieu’s rm to nd one. He was aware of the stakes. Both outcomes were going to “impact everything” that money touches, he told The Economist at the

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