Fred Crawford

Fred Crawford
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Fred Crawford is Senior Vice Chairman and former CEO of AlixPartners. Fred is an internationally recognized strategist and operations restructuring specialist who has been involved in many of AlixPartners' most-high-profile situations.

Will A New CEO Sink Or Swim? Cultural Fit Makes The...

According to a recent survey, 58% of private equity CEOs are replaced within two years of an investment. What gives? Why is it so hard to find the right CEO?

Critically Important (But Less Obvious) Elements Of Leadership Team Diversity

We can’t always make perfect choices, but by building a board and senior leadership team that is truly diverse it will help an organization take advantage of opportunities, avoid costly missteps, thrive, and perpetuate.  

Digital What!? Practical Advice From The Front Lines

Many articles and books have been written about digital transformation, yet few include practical information on what CEOs can and should do.

The Role Of Personality In CEO Leadership: What Attributes Drive...

What are the defining attributes of a successful CEO? Everyone is different, but there are a few shared qualities that seem to come up, time and time again.

Turnaround, Transformation Or Stay The Course – Which One Are You?

Companies are always in one of three states: Turnaround, Transformation, or Stay-the-Course. Which one are you leading?
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CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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