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CEO Focus

The CEO’s role in succession planning

12/3/2012 Jeffrey S. Sanders and John S. Wood
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Despite the barrels of ink and numberless bytes that have been expended on CEO succession planning advice, many directors remain dissatisfied with the process. In one of the most comprehensive surveys of board directors to date, more than a third of U.S. directors and more than half of directors outside the U.S. indicated that their boards do not have an effective CEO succession planning process.


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