CEO Succession

Insights for enhancing CEO succession through a stronger board leadership

By: Courtney Pratt, Chairman, Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions and Audra August, Principal, CEO Succession & Advisory Services

There is a growing understanding and agreement on boards that effective CEO succession is criticial for maintaining business continuity, mitigating potential business and reputational risks, and building a more sustainable and competitive organization. That being said, boards continue to struggle, with multiple issues, to get it done and done right. The bottom line is that CEO succession is in dire need of a complete transformation - and board leadership is needed to create that change.

Read the complete article, which originally appeared in the Director Journal, a publication of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD).