Articles and Commentary
April 1, 2010 - Accenture
Making the Move from COO to CEO
Nathan Bennett and Stephen A. Miles
The handoff from CEO to successor is as complex a transition as it is an important one. It poses strategic, business continuity and financial risks to companies. It also contains professional and personal risks for the executives involved—and for members of the board who have been intimately involved in the selection of the new CEO.