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Jane Edison Stevenson

Jane Edison Stevenson is global leader for CEO succession and vice chair of Board and CEO Services at Korn Ferry.

Entries by Jane Edison Stevenson

Measuring the Immeasurable: Assessing “Invisible” Traits in CEO Candidates

September 12, 2016

How to evaluate intangible CEO candidate traits. Plus: La Quinta Board Chair Mit Shah's succession planning insights and a case study in effective succession planning.


The Director’s Guide to CEO and Board Succession

September 17, 2015

A guide for directors to manage the talent pipeline and ensure the success of a new CEO.


Data, Not Assumptions, Should Be Paramount When Selecting a New CEO

February 2, 2015

As boards engage in CEO succession planning, it can be difficult to determine which candidate really is the best fit for the job. Jane Edison Stevenson and Dave Heine from Korn Ferry discuss how directors can benefit from using data during the CEO search.


Ensuring a Seamless Transition to CEO

September 25, 2014

A lesson in how boards can build proficiency in succession planning and ensure they select the right leader.