The New Restaurant CIO
The New Restaurant CIO — By Andrew Hazelton

AETHOS Consulting Group · 4 Nov

Today's restaurant industry is extremely competitive. More than ever, brands rely on technology to capture market share while, at the same time, speak to their multigenerational customer base. How to best navigate these waters falls on the company's Chief Information Officer (CIO). Gone are the days when the CIO focused solely on internal infrastructure. Today's CIO must be focused on customer-facing technologies, e-commerce, social media tech, cybersecurity… all while upgrading legacy POS, inventory, and labour management systems. With this shift in focus comes a shift in strategy when identifying a restaurant brand technology leader for the future.

AETHOS Takes a Deep Look at Leadership in The (US and UK) Restaurant Sectors
AETHOS Takes a Deep Look at Leadership in The (US and UK) Restaurant Sectors — By Thomas Mielke, Andrew Hazelton

AETHOS Consulting Group · 5 Apr

The tech era has highlighted the importance of data mining and has made this process critical when it comes to decision-making and even tactical execution. It is easy to assume that evidenced-based insights and models would only apply to business metrics and issues, but the burgeoning science of Human Resources shows that "big" data can help in "big" ways as it pertains to hiring the right talent for the right positions for optimally effective organizations. And in the restaurant sector, a high-performing operations leader is necessary for the success of the business and operation.

The ‘Hot Seat’ of a Restaurant CEO
The ‘Hot Seat’ of a Restaurant CEO — By Thomas Mielke

AETHOS Consulting Group · 3 Apr

AETHOS recently reviewed the stability of the C-Suite at the Top50 largest hotel organisations across the globe (click here). The findings revealed that CEO turnover at these management companies has remained relatively low - at 8% in 2018. The 10-year average stands at just below 10%.

The Broken Record Discussion – Boardroom Diversity Within The Restaurant Industry
The Broken Record Discussion – Boardroom Diversity Within The Restaurant Industry — By David Mansbach

AETHOS Consulting Group · 4 Feb

Participating in countless client board meetings, I can say with confidence that gender diversity within the boardroom leads to first-rate ideation and collaboration. In addition, credible studies conducted by the likes of Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey & Company prove out a strong correlation between a board comprised of a larger female presence and superior results in the boardroom.

Pay-for-Performance Model measures components of CEO compensation
Pay-for-Performance Model measures components of CEO compensation — By Keith Kefgen, Terry Donovan

AETHOS Consulting Group · 13 Mar

AETHOS Consulting Group has conducted a recent analysis, testing whether deficient performance would precipitate a CEO's ouster. Keith Kefgen, Managing Director and CEO of AETHOS and Terry Donovan, Manager, took a look into the three components of CEO compensation: salary, incentives, and pay-for-performance.Of the study, nearly 20% of the CEOs in the annual study of pay-for-performance resigned, retired or were pushed out.