Predicting a CEO's Performance

Choosing the next CEO is a high-stakes proposition, and arguably the most important decision a board can make. How does a board choose the best candidate? What if they could predict which CEO candidates would be able to increase the company’s market cap over their tenures?

A new report, “Predicting financial gains,” describes how CEOs who score the highest on Korn Ferry’s Readiness Assessment outperform their competitors and lower-scoring CEOs.


  • Jeff Jones

    Manager of Research and analytics at the Korn Ferry Institute

  • Susanne Blazek

    Director of Thought Leadership & Outcomes Research, Korn Ferry Institute

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  • James Lewis

    Senior Director and Senior Scientist, Korn Ferry Institute

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  • Evelyn Orr

    Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Korn Ferry Institute

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