2016 Board Diversity Index

We are pleased to launch our second Board Diversity Index. This latest Index contains independent research demonstrating that companies with more diverse boards produce superior business results over those with less diverse Read more

2015 Public Sector Executive Review

Watermark Search International undertakes a significant amount of executive search work in the public sector across all the States and in Federal Government. We are pleased to release our 2015 Public Sector Executive Review. Read more

Evolving Technology and Security Roles

Managing Partner Graham Willis features in the recently published ‘Evolving Technology and Security Roles’ Whitepaper from the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants. The paper presents one-on-one Read more

Homogeneous boards have left big business lacking in the ideas department

Watermark Search International featured in this ABC article: “Homogeneous boards have left big business lacking in the ideas department.” "Australia's largest listed companies have an over-abundance of white, male Read more

91% of interims will relocate immediately, helping you access new talent

The growth of interim management in Australia has created a new cohort within the executive workforce, willing to relocate to undertake shorter term assignments with minimal notice. Watermark Search International is a Read more

Watermark Search International forecasts high demand for women on boards

This article was originally posted on, written by John Stensholt. Nick Waterworth says up to half of the new board directors in 2014 could be women. An executive search expert has forecast as many as 50 per cent of Read more

Interim Managers are here to stay

Watermark features in Business Review Weekly, National - 29 Aug 2013 More executives are taking on short-term roles as hired guns before moving on to the next challenge. Over a 25-year career Peter Nevin had built up Read more

Social media and pay cuts: what jobless CEOs need to do

This article was originally posted on, written by Lucille Keen. As the pool of jobless executives grows, experts counsel that those on the ­market must be willing to continue learning, get on social media and Read more

Watermark Search International commentary

Commentary on the two-speed executive search market, international searches and the rise of interim managers. Click here to view commentary Read more

Better the devil you know or playing safe? CEO hunt becomes in-house affair

RICHARD GLUYAS The Australian April 01, 2013 PROFIT warnings, a sexual harassment scandal and board spill, ambitious major shareholders and open warfare with the NSW government: it's hard to imagine a more difficult Read more

Watermark’s latest Annual ‘Interim Management’ Survey released

Benchmark yourself against the current Australian interim management community or find out more about the motivations and backgrounds of current interims by accessing our free survey of over 250 top Australian interim Read more

Interim Management becomes a mainstay : Fin Review article

The Australian Financial Review recently published an article featuring a Watermark Interim Associate commenting upon our latest survey and how interim management is becoming a mainstay in Australian business. To read the Read more

Watermark in the media; the role of strategy directors in leadership teams

Nick Waterworth, Managing Partner at Watermark Search International, comments on the increased role of strategy directors within business, click on the title and then click here to read the article in full. Read more

Guns for hire: The rise of the interim executive

The rise in the use of interim executives is discussed in the recent piece by please click on the title and then here to read the full article Read more