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When it is necessary to replace the CEO, directors must ask some tough questions. This 40-page guide provides 20 important questions you need to ask when carrying out this key board responsibility.
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Less than half of all CEOs leave the job due to planned retirement. The unexpected loss of a CEO presents a significant risk to any organization. Is your board ready for this kind of disruption? Do you know what to do and what to expect? What can you do to ensure a smooth transition of leadership?
In 20 Questions Directors Should Ask about CEO Succession, board consultants Peter Stephenson and Guy M. Beaudin have written a concise, easy-to-read introduction to an issue of key importance that is likely to be faced by most directors.
This is not a checklist. It’s a detailed tool designed to provide insight into what is both a key board responsibility and one of its greatest opportunities to influence the performance and future direction of the organization.
Understand the elements needed to plan a sound CEO succession process with clearly articulated roles, including how to:
This document also looks at special circumstances, such as dealing with a sudden CEO vacancy or managing succession issues in a family-owned business.
This publication is reviewed annually for relevance and accuracy.
September 23, 2019
Canada’s dynamic, must-attend CPA event of the year is heading to Montréal with the theme of innovation for sustainability.
October 28, 2019
If you’re a senior financial professional in the public sector or work for a not-for-profit that follows PSAB standards, this annual event in the nation’s capital is the place to be.
November 7, 2019
Join CPA Canada’s Financial Literacy Program in Ottawa, our nation’s capital, as we look at the trends changing the economic landscape and how they will affect how Canadians manage their money.