CEO Succession

100 Women CEOs Of Fortune 500 Companies By 2025: How It Can Happen

The news that Indra Nooyi, Pepsi’s long-time CEO, stepped down on Oct. 2 comes at a time when there are too few women in the top job. Ms. Nooyi counted many successes in her 12-year...

Why GE’s CEO Succession Plan Was The Exception, Not The Rule

Every CEO knows that being replaced is a potential fate, and the idea that they are more worried about someone on the board than the hundreds of candidates inside and out is ridiculous.

Siemens USA CEO Barbara Humpton Leads Efforts To Elevate Women In Manufacturing

As the CEO of a manufacturing company, Barbara Humpton, chief at Siemens USA, acknowledges she occupies a rarefied position. That's why she's modeling success for many executive women in manufacturing and beyond.

A Tale Of Two CEO Succession Scenarios

Best Buy and Fiat Chrysler both had to deal with unexpected CEO successions. Here is the story of how each company dealt with them.
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How Boards Manage Risk During CEO Succession

Seismic shifts in business are making CEO successions tougher—as a lot of boards are discovering right now. Here’s how some boards are dealing with the change.

The Tinged Tiffany Network: CBS Opens Its’ Eye

CBS should have suspended former CEO Les Moonves and conducted a more prompt investigation, let alone not given him the keys to the company’s pay vault and the weapon of governance litigation to fight board oversight.

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.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

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