CEO Succession

What Boards Can Learn from Alphabet’s Leadership Change

Alphabet's board realized that it might be lacking in an area of knowledge essential to company growth, and quickly recruited a stellar candidate to fill that gap—a kind of self-evaluation critical for success.

Grooming a World-Class Chief Executive: Part II

In the second of a two-part series, RHR International explores how great CEOs acquire the capabilities that make them great.

Grooming A World-Class Chief Executive: Part I

In the first of a two-part series, RHR International outlines the criteria that define world-class leadership performance in the CEO spot.

A Playbook For Your Next CEO Exit

Turnover in the top spot has never been higher—and boards are too often caught flat footed. Consider this advice as you plan for unexpected CEO turnover.

Stand By A Controversial CEO? Five Questions The Board Should Ask

Public controversy prior to Occidental Petroleum’s recent acquisition
 of Anadarko Petroleum epitomizes the pressure boards can face in supporting a CEO caught in the spotlight of scrutiny. The company’s planned $38 billion acquisition of...

Searching for your next CEO? Don’t be starstruck.

Celebrity CEOs may be in fashion, and public image is undoubtedly part of the job. But the future CEOs who will awe and inspire us won't be those trailed by paparazzi.

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.