The risky business of CEO succession

Commencing the succession for the chief executive officer (CEO), without first agreeing on the strategy and market factors that impact the role, can pose the highest risk to success in the process, prominent business leaders in Australia and New Zealand say. They shared their insights with Korn Ferry on the greatest risks related to CEO succession and the triggers, process, and outcome of considered, strategic CEO succession planning.

This work provides strategic and tactical advice for chairmen, non-executive directors (NEDs), CEOs, executives aspiring to be CEOs, and specialists working in leadership development.  Investors, regulators, and observers of how businesses are managed will benefit from the savvy knowledge shared by these decision makers at the pinnacle of leading organizations in Australia and New Zealand. 

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