Key issues: Succession planning

PwC thought leadership:

Governing for the long-term: Board Priorities and Practices (2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey – Strategy and risk)
CEO and director succession are quintessential board composition issues. Having smooth transitions in these leadership roles is crucial to a company’s long-term success.

Family Business Corporate Governance Series: Succession planning
Succession planning’s goal is to provide the least amount of disruption to your business and to give you the widest possible choice of qualified candidates before you make that decision. While the process may consider candidates from outside the family and the company, in many cases it focuses on managers who are already with the company.

What matters in the boardroom? Director and investor views on trends shaping governance and the board of the future
This research compares the responses of PwC’s 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey and PwC’s 2014 Investor Survey on such issues as risk management, strategy, executive compensation, and IT/cybersecurity.

Family Business Corporate Governance Series: What is a board’s role in a family business?
More and more family businesses are interested in corporate governance today. Many want to understand the value a board brings, and how to evolve their board to provide that value. This publication is the first in a series about family business corporate governance.

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