Boardroom Guide

Executive Leadership Transitions: A Playbook for Directors

By Blair Jones, Steve Charlebois, Felipe Rubio, and Zachary Greenberg


Directorship Magazine Succession Planning

Leadership transitions have emerged as a focal point for boards contending with rising rates of executive turnover and external appointments to top leadership positions, a trend that is expected to continue throughout 2024. Spencer Stuart’s 2023 CEO Transitions found that 26 percent of CEO transitions in the S&P 500 in 2023 involved external appointments...

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Blair Jones headshot
Blair Jones is a managing director at Semler Brossy with 30 years of consulting on executive compensation.

Steve Charlebois
Steve Charlebois is a managing director at Semler Brossy.

Felipe Rubio
Felipe Rubio is a consultant at Semler Brossy.

Zachary Greenberg
Zachary Greenberg is an associate at Semler Brossy.


This article is from the Spring 2024 issue of Directorship.