October 23, 2020
By Martha Carter, Megan Shattuck, Matt Filosa, Sean Quinn & Sydney Carlock
Megan counsels Teneo’s clients in areas including: CEO advisory, strategic alignment, CEO impact, leadership development, C-Suite succession, recruiting, Board effectiveness and board succession planning.
Previously, she was a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry, advising clients on how to align talent with overall strategy, assess existing leadership teams, approach succession planning, and manage recruiting needs.
As a member of the Board & CEO Practice and Corporate Affairs Center of Expertise for nine years, she specialized in recruiting senior executives for publicly-traded, private or private-equity-backed companies, representing a broad range of industries, including: financial services, technology, health care and consumer. Megan also played a key role in the growth and expansion of both the Board & CEO Practice and Corporate Affairs Center of Expertise globally.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 2006, Megan covered The White House for the Cable News Network (CNN). As a White House Producer, she was a member of the press corps, reporting on the Clinton and Bush administrations. Her responsibilities included: conducting interviews with administration officials; producing long and short form pieces; and leading White House coverage during breaking news situations. Her work with John King, “CNN Presents: 9/11,” was nominated for an Emmy. Previously, Megan was an associate producer for “CNN NewsStand,” a long format, nightly news program. Earlier in her career, she worked at The American School in Japan.
Megan is the chair of the board of directors of Children’s Rights, serves on the board of directors of the Arch Street Teen Center in Greenwich, Connecticut and is a member of the YPO Gotham Chapter. She graduated from Middlebury College and was Co-Captain of the Middlebury College Women’s Lacrosse team.
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