Tag: CEO succession

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.

#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.

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.