CEO Succession

Don’t Get Caught Flatfooted With Succession Planning

We all have examples of succession executed with precision; some of us have just as many where we were caught flatfooted with no plans to deal with the unexpected. Don’t leave it to luck.

How To Find Success When Planning For Succession

Whether you find your next CEO internally or from outside your company, it’s imperative to have a methodical and disciplined approach to selection and integration to guard against biases such as the halo effect.

Boards: Set Up Your New CEO for Success

Boards tend to give new CEOs ‘space,' but that lack of involvement makes it harder for CEOs to succeed. Here are four steps to set up your new CEO for success:

CEO Succession: Four Tips to Ensuring Success

CEO succession is not an event, but a series of actions orchestrated over the course of several years. Here are four tips on how to make this go as successfully as possible.

How Should Boards Handle Involuntary CEO Retirement?

Jonathan Szabo of Meridian Compensation Partners spoke with Corporate Board Member about how boards can navigate the uncharted territory of involuntary retirements from CEOs and how to craft their exit packages. 

How Not To Hire A CEO

When hiring a CEO, boards tend to overlook critical steps like creating a transition plan, building a coalition of support for the change and conducting an impact analysis before, during and after the decision.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.