CEO Succession: Lessons Learned From Global CHROs

Plan for common roadblocks a CHRO can anticipate when preparing for a CEO succession

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Strategies and solutions for CHROs

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    CEO succession is arguably the most important role of the chief human resources officer (CHRO); however, only 40% of board members are confident that current CEO succession plans provide good candidates. 

    To successfully navigate CEO succession, the CHRO Global Leadership Board compiled lessons learned from CHROs who have been through the CEO succession process. 

    Download the guide with strategies and action plans to:

    • Establish a succession planning process
    • Align on CEO successor criteria
    • Identify CEO successor candidates
    • Monitor succession plan effectiveness
    • Interview and select the CEO successor
    • Manage the outgoing CEO
    • Onboard the new CEO

    About the CHRO Global Leadership Board

    The CHRO Global Leadership Board, convened by Gartner, is composed of chief HR officers from the world's top companies with deep expertise in HR, talent management and executive leadership.

    The purpose of the Board is to lead a global, collaborative movement of CHROs committed to elevating the future of the HR function. The Board creates best practices, tools and resources — tested for relevance and impact with executive business leaders and Gartner research — to develop the next generation of HR leaders and drive individual and business success.