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Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors
Selecting your next nonexecutive board leader4/14/2011 Theodore L. Dysart and Bonnie W. Gwin
Over the past decade, boards of directors at many companies have dramatically improved their handling of CEO succession. They have put in place longrange succession planning; they complete in-depth assessments of internal candidates; they scan the external market for potential candidates against whom they can benchmark internal candidates; and they continually review their plans.