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The New CEO: What It Takes in Today’s World

Excerpt from WWD.com – July 23, 2012

Elaine Hughes, president of E.A. Hughes & Co., said companies are required to do their quarterly due diligence on succession planning, but very few companies actually do it. VF Corp. is diligent about it and seldom recruits from the outside. Hughes said the ceo succession from Mackey McDonald to Eric Wiseman was seamless. At Jones Group Inc., president Richard Dickson was hired from the outside, as was William McComb at Liz Claiborne Inc. (now Fifth & Pacific Cos. Inc.)

 

The New CEO: What It Takes in Today’s World (paid WWD.com subscription required)
Article by Lisa Lockwood

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