The succession of the CEO is the most important responsibility of the Board of Directors, which makes the support of professionals fundamental in this extremely delicate phase.
We guarantee the perfect transition to a new CEO, fully qualified and fully ready to take the helm. Thanks to the involvement of our most expert consultants, business management offers the right support, through an in-depth knowledge of best practices at a global level, in fulfilling this crucial responsibility of the Board of Directors. By collaborating with your Board of Directors, we facilitate a constructive and informed discussion, we help you define the characteristics of the candidates for the succession, we provide rigorous evaluations of the candidates, internal and external, we offer consultancy in the act of selecting the CEO and we support the latter to successfully integrate into the role.
For an effective succession of the CEO, it is crucial to specify its role rigorously and precisely. In helping you clarify the role of the CEO and the selection criteria, we combine a rigorous method with a high touch approach. Our consultants conduct structured interviews with each member of the Board and with the other main stakeholders to arrive at a clear and shared picture of the challenges that the next CEO will face. We work alongside you to make a weighted quantification of the necessary leadership characteristics.
We help you carefully evaluate the candidates for succession against your specific needs. We explore the candidate's career, motivations, ambitions and results, and carry out a comparative assessment to methodically measure each candidate's strengths and weaknesses. We are also able to assess leadership potential using a unique methodology that allows you to simulate the behaviors of potential leaders in new and more challenging management roles and identify potential related risks.
Developing and maintaining a vast external talent map requires a strong research capacity, wide extension and close contact with the market, what Business Management consultants are able to provide to your Board of Directors. Talent mapping is an ongoing process, based on updating candidates and monitoring their career, hand in hand with updating business needs.
Integration of the new CEO:
Our consultants help the new CEO to quickly reach a positive impact. The key elements of successful CEO integration generally include: assuming operational leadership; take responsibility for the team; align with the objectives of the stakeholders; engage with culture; build a strategic goal. Our CEO integration services significantly improve both the CEO and business performance.
The importance of our help:
Business Management offers unparalleled knowledge by offering access to qualified candidates. Our consultants generally have a successful career as a business executive before entering the search and selection of executives, and are therefore able to bring solid and pragmatic perspectives to your Board of Directors. Our integrated model is able to predict the readiness and potential of candidates with remarkable accuracy. Our CEO succession services are fully customizable. Together with the Board of Directors, we work on solutions that meet the succession needs of your company's CEO.