How private equity needs to assess potential chief executive officers and chief financial officers.
Before a company acquires an expensive new piece of capital equipment, the board will vigorously scrutinize assumptions, payback times and contribution to enterprise value – assigning a net present value. What if this expensive new piece of equipment is the CEO?
There is no period in a company’s history more fraught with anxiety than the months leading up to the naming of a new CEO. Often, the board is eyeing the clock while trying to nudge the CEO into a graceful exit.
Across industries, China CEOs are driving bold digital strategies. But they face tough challenges in finding the right talent and unlocking innovation in their organizations.
Virtually every CEO today must simultaneously run the organization’s traditional business and transform that business to meet the demands and opportunities of today’s customer-centric, innovation-driven world.