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Mabry Smith III is President of Wheless Partners, a national firm providing an array of leadership and management services, including executive search, talent mapping and succession planning.

Preparing for Board Director Retirement: A Customized Approach to Succession Planning

Historically, Board Director Succession Planning has been relegated to a process focused on simply “replacing” a particular individual who is retiring with someone who is most like that particular individual. Although instituted quite frequently, this historical approach ignores three truths that are worth examining.

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