Board & CEO Services
Better leaders for a better world
As the dynamics of governance continue to evolve, so must the nature of Board and CEO leadership itself. Leaders must demonstrate the agility and courage to drive the business for today while enabling the business to grow and innovate for the future. Boards must also keep pace, supporting CEO’s and management teams to address the complex challenges and consider the needs of all stakeholders in the process. Anticipating the questions of tomorrow while operating for today requires incredible alignment, courage, vision and sense of shared responsibility and purpose.
Korn Ferry’s Board and CEO advisors have deep expertise in the matters that concern CEO’s and Boards the most as they navigate these dynamic changes from Board consulting, Board succession planning to Board effectiveness. In addition, our team are specialists in CEO succession planning and can guide Boardrooms on how to identify, develop and support the CEO’s for today and the future.
We have a large, global team with deep industry expertise working within our Board and CEO Services practice. Find your nearest consultant here.
For over 50 years we have guided world-class organizations, large and small, both public and private, through critical leadership decisions from board and CEO selection to evaluation, transition and succession. We understand the changing nature of governance, including the expectations and implications that will affect boardrooms of today and certainly tomorrow.
In addition to our strategic market expertise, we draw upon proprietary data and insights—including the world’s largest normative CEO database—to build a picture of the leaders you need now and in the future. Our boardroom advisors offer you access to the world’s most extensive network of board -ready talent across all sectors and functions. We work to build diverse and complementary boards, optimizing the expertise and voices of all directors to create a cohesive, high performing team.
The result? A high performing senior team and a leadership pipeline that ensures your board and CEO are future focused and ready for whatever lies ahead.
Here are some of the reasons you should consider Korn Ferry for Board and CEO Services:
A diverse and complementary board is a powerful asset. Building such a high-performing team requires a strategic approach to board member recruitment. These are the steps we take when working with organizations to build a strategic board:
Our work isn’t done once we have found the right CEO for your organization. We also provide coaching and support to the successor alongside the outgoing CEO to make the transition as smooth as possible. And, through our CEO Impact Accelerator, we work with the new CEO to help them achieve personal, enterprise and societal impact faster.
We provide the new CEO with a team of Korn Ferry experts who guide them through to successfully navigate their new role and balance their perform and transform agenda. This includes: