As M&C Saatchi's only female managing partner, Kemp looks after 270 creatives and four key accounts, which bring in annual revenues of £5m. Under her leadership, M&C Saatchi scooped the digital creative account for Boots, running a number of pioneering Facebook initiatives for the retailer. She also led M&C's largest new account win for 2013 - Blue Cross.
After a management buyout, car valet business MotorClean found private equity backing a double edged sword.
Whether that's a good thing is up to you, says author Steven van Bellegham.
Leadership from a distance requires a careful study of human nature, says L&D specialist Sudhakar Sampath.
Set up shop and they shall come? Not so fast, says private equity investor Chris Hurley.
Moving office? Restructuring? New IT system? Change needn't be painful if it's managed well.
Finding time, living fearlessly and leading at speed are on this month's boardroom reading list.