Alongside succession, transition ranks among the top challenges any enterprise will ever face. If not properly planned and executed the damage can be irreparable.
Jeff Webb has guided Varsity Brands from a startup cheerleading operation out of his apartment to a primetime special on NBC and an eventual $2.5 billion sale. He talks with us about the growth of the company and knowing when it was time to step down as CEO.
Every CEO knows that being replaced is a potential fate, and the idea that they are more worried about someone on the board than the hundreds of candidates inside and out is ridiculous.
Sergio Marchionne had to leave the top spot at Fiat Chrysler without ensuring the long-term viability of the company’s brands, products and workforce. Even still, his failings won’t tarnish the remarkable legacy of Marchionne’s nine years at the helm of America’s No. 3 automaker
Goldman Sachs president and chief operating officer David Soloman has been officially named as the next CEO of the Wall Street bank.