3 results for tag: Cathy Anterasian


Predicting CEO Success: When Potential Outperforms Experience

Demand for prior CEO experience has quadrupled since the turn of the century. Since 1997, the share of S&P 500 CEOs with prior experience has grown from 4% to 16%.1 When we asked 50 seasoned directors about the finding, they considered the ability to ...
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Too Important to Fail: 4 New Rules for CEO Succession Planning

CEO succession has always been one of most critical and high-stakes responsibilities of a board. A failed process can result in an unaligned board, a lack of ready talent and, ultimately, a value-destroying CEO transition. Layering onto an already challenging ...
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Predicting CEO Success: When Potential Outperforms Experience

In the science of CEO selection, past experience is not a reliable predictor of future success. Demand for prior CEO experience has quadrupled since the turn of the century. Since 1997, the share of S&P 500 CEOs with prior experience has grown from 4% ...
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