Tag: CEO succession

#MeToo Movement Exposes Lack Of Succession Planning

Recent incidents involving sexual harassment emphasizes the ticking time bomb for many organizations across industries: a complete absence or severely underdeveloped succession management capabilities.

J.Crew’s Pop-Up CEO Office

The board and significant shareholders of J.Crew threw a short-term Hail Mary pass to prevent more senior executive departures.

5 Trends To Help You Land The CEO Job

A new analysis by The Conference Board and Heidrick & Struggles documents the latest CEO succession trends in the S&P 500. Here are five that should grab the ear of any leader wanting the corner office.

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

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...

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.

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.

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.