When a good CEO announces their departure, revealing a succession plan eases the pain in more ways than one, finds research.
Former BP chief executive Tufan Erginbilgic will take over from Warren East when he steps down at the end of the year.
Retired, resigned or left the company? A Stanford study suggests more chief executives are pushed out by boards than previously assumed.
A succession plan is only the start: an effective CEO transition requires clear KPIs, objective assessment and ongoing board support.
Research suggests the forced departure of a chief executive may be viewed as a governance failure by shareholders.
Two experts in leadership succession tackle the thorny problem of how to plan a successful transition from a founder CEO such as Jeff Bezos.
Effective succession planning ensures continuity of leadership, promotes talent cultivation and reduces uncertainty for investors.
A new study reveals that big US corporates are unlikely to look far from home for their next chief executive.
Research shows CEO turnover is higher in US firms than those in Europe and the UK, with 28% of US bosses departing after less than 36 months at the helm.
Survey of FTSE 100 reveals annual attrition rate has fallen for the first time in three years, with the number of internally promoted CEOs on the rise.